sorghum, Sudax fodder (#2639)

Materialsorghum, Sudax fodder
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ cattle feed
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [229] overig stro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureS. Rasool, S. H. Hanjra and A. Jamil: Effect of ensiling sudax fodder with broiler litter and Candida yeast on the changes in different fiber fractions. Animal Feed Science and Technology 57-4 (1996) 325-333.


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 78.25
Ash content wt% 1.24 5.70

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 79.49 5.70 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 28.56 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 28.32 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 3.51 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 9.00 Measured
Total non-structural carbo-hydrates (TNC) wt% (dry) 22.66 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 97.75 Calculated