Variables Hay offer Hay refusal
T1 T2 T3 T4 NSC RB MB CB
DM (%) 90.1 90 90.3 90.4 90 91.8 89.7 88.7 89.9
OM (% DM) 91.3 90.3 89.9 89.7 91.3 92.4 94.2 96 93.1
CP (% DM) 6.6 5.3 5.1 5.4 5.6 35.7 11.7 12.5 11.6
NDF (% DM) 80.1 81.9 82.8 80.1 80.9 36.5 30.6 33.7 31
ADF (% DM) 52.7 53.6 50.4 48.6 51.1 31.2 15.6 13.5 16
ADL (% DM) 11.2 - - - - 7.9 4.9 4.1 4.1
DM: Dry Matter; OM: Organic Matter; CP: Crude Protein; NDF: Neutral Detergent Fiber; ADF: Acid Detergent Fiber; ADL: Acid Detergent Lignin; NSC:Noug Seed Cake; RB: Raw Barley; MB: Malted Barley; CR: Cracked Barley
Table 2: Chemical composition of treatment feeds and hay refusal.