Chemical Composition 1

    • Compound
      dry matter values)*
      Mean
      Values
    • Crude protein (N x 6.25) 72.9%
    • Crude fat 91.%
    • Ash 550 8.6%
    • N-free extracts 7.6%
    • Nucleic acids
    • Ribonucleic acid (RNA) 6.7%
    • Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) 2.3%
    • Carbohydrates
      monosaccharides
      (after acid digestion )
    • Glucose 4.5%
    • Other monosaccharides <0.5%
    • Gross Energy, MJ/kg 22.0
    • Compound
      (dry matter values)*
      Mean Values
    • Minerals
    • Phosphorus 19 g/kg
    • Sulphur 5.4 g/kg
    • Chloride 7.6 g/kg
    • Calcium 2.8 g/kg
    • Potassium 6.9 g/kg
    • Magnesium 3.0 g/kg
    • Sodium 7.0 g/kg
    • Iron 332 mg/kg
    • Copper 96.0 mg/kg
    • Zinc 36.0 mg/kg
    • Cobalt 36.0 mg/kg
    • Nickel 2.0 mg/kg
    • Manganese <1.0 mg/kg
    • Selenium 0.017 mg/kg
    • Cadmium <0.00002 mg/kg
    • Arsenic 0.051 mg/kg
    • Lead 0.0023 mg/kg
    • Mercury <0.02 mg/kg

* Dry matter content 94*