DM degradability ruminants (k=0.06)

Effective degradability of dry matter in the rumen. ED (%) = a + ((b*c)/(k+c)). a (%): immediately degradable fraction; b (%): potentially degradable fraction; c (h-1): hourly degradation rate; k (h-1): hourly disappearance rate. Calculated with k=0.06 h-1.

Values

Feed Perimeter As fed SD Range On DM SD Range Unit Other SD Range Unit Count Count Count
Alfalfa protein concentrate - 65 %
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein 16-18% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 4
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein 17-19% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 4
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein 19-22% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 3
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein 22-25% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 3
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein < 16% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 3
Alfalfa, dehydrated, protein > 25% dry matter - 52 50-71 % 3
Apple pomace, dried - 40 %
Bakery byproduct - 64 %
Barley - 75 14 31-84 % 16
Barley distillers grains, dried - 50 %
Barley distillers grains, whisky production, fresh - 40 %
Barley rootlets, dried - 64 56-65 % 4
Beet pulp, dried - 59 42-72 % 4
Beet pulp, pressed - 60 %
Biscuit byproduct - 80 %
Brewers grains, dried - 36 13 17-65 % 21
Brewers yeast, dried - 81 %
Buckwheat hulls - 25 %
Camelina oil meal, oil > 5% - 60 %
Carob pod meal - 65 %
Cassava, starch 66-70% - 89 %
Cassava, starch 70-74% - 89 %
Cereal offal, crude fibre 5-14% - 64 %
Cereal offal, crude fibre > 14% - 64 %
Chickpea, kabuli type - 71 %
Chicory pulp, dehydrated - 60 %
Citrus pulp, dried - 71 %
Citrus pulp, fresh - 71 %
Cocoa hulls - 38 %
Cocoa meal, oil < 5% - 55 %
Cod liver oil - 0 %
Common bean - 59 59-76 % 3
Common vetch - 69 18 46-93 % 6
Copra meal, oil 5-20% - 57 46-64 % 4
Copra meal, oil < 5% - 60 48-69 % 4
Copra oil - 0 %
Corn gluten feed - 60 10 54-80 % 5
Corn gluten meal - 37 %
Cottonseed hulls - 21 11-37 % 4
Cottonseed meal, oil 5-20%, crude fibre 15-20% - 52 %
Cottonseed meal, oil 5-20%, crude fibre < 15% - 59 56-68 % 3
Cottonseed meal, oil < 5%, crude fibre 15-20% - 52 6 42-57 % 10
Cottonseed meal, oil < 5%, crude fibre < 15% - 59 6 55-71 % 5
Cottonseed, whole - 37 %
Cottonseed, whole, extruded - 45 %
Cowpea seed - 63 % 1
Faba bean, coloured flowers - 77 % 1
Faba bean, coloured flowers, extruded - 70 %
Faba bean, white flowers - 77 %
Fish oil, anchovy - 0 %
Fish oil, capelin - 0 %
Fish oil, herring - 0 %
Fish oil, menhaden - 0 %
Fish oil, rockfish - 0 %
Fish oil, salmon - 0 %
Fish oil, sardine - 0 %
Fodder beet, raw - 59 %
Grape pomace, dried - 26 %
Grape pulp, dried - 26 %
Grape seeds - 19 %
Grapeseed oil meal - 20 %
Grass, dehydrated - 50 %
Groundnut meal, oil 5-20% - 63 % 1
Groundnut meal, oil < 5%, crude fibre < 9% - 63 %
Groundnut meal, oil < 5%, crude fibre > 9% - 63 %
Lard - 0 %
Lentils - 80 %
Linseed meal, oil < 5% - 53 %
Linseed meal, oil > 5% - 53 %
Linseed, whole - 60 % 1
Linseed, whole, extruded - 41 %
Liquid potato feed - 64 %
Lupin, blue - 76 13 62-98 % 5
Lupin, white - 76 9 63-83 % 5
Lupin, white, extruded - 67 %
Maize - 56 13 38-76 % 11
Maize bran - 55 % 1
Maize bran, starch production - 55 %
Maize distillers grains and solubles, oil < 6 %, dried - 65 57-69 % 4
Maize distillers grains with solubles, ethanol production, dried - 65 %
Maize flour byproduct, protein 8-18%, oil 14-30% - 52 %
Maize flour byproduct, protein 8-18%, oil 5-14% - 52 % 1
Maize flour byproduct, protein 8-18%, oil <5% - 52 % 1
Maize flour, crude fibre 2-10% - 60 %
Maize flour, crude fibre < 2% - 65 %
Maize germ meal, oil 5-20% - 52 % 1
Maize germ meal, oil < 5% - 52 % 1
Maize germs - 52 %
Maize starch - 82 %
Maize, extruded - 70 %
Maize, flaked - 75 %
Maize, high moisture - 74 %
Milk powder, skimmed - 95 %
Milk powder, whole - 90 %
Millet, pearl - 67 %
Millet, proso - 62 %
Molasses, beet - 95 %
Molasses, sugarcane - 95 %
Mustard bran - 60 %
Oat groats - 80 %
Oat hulls - 40 % 1
Oats - 62 57-72 % 4
Oats, flaked - 75 %
Olive oil cake, with pits, oil < 5% - 30 %
Olive oil cake, with pits, oil > 5% - 30 17-32 % 2
Olive pulp, oil < 10% - 40 %
Olive pulp, oil > 10% - 35 %
Palm kernel meal, oil 5-20% - 43 9 34-60 % 6
Palm kernel meal, oil < 5% - 43 41-49 % 2
Palm oil - 0 %
Pea - 80 15 59-98 % 6
Pea protein concentrate - 80 %
Pea, extruded - 78 %
Potato protein concentrate - 35 %
Potato pulp, dried - 65 %
Potato tuber, dried - 70 %
Poultry fat - 0 %
Rapeseed meal, oil 5-20% - 60 %
Rapeseed meal, oil < 5% - 60 11 38-78 % 13
Rapeseed oil - 0 %
Rapeseed, whole - 65 %
Rapeseed, whole, extruded - 60 %
Rice bran, oil < 5%, crude fibre 11-20% - 66 %
Rice bran, oil < 5%, crude fibre 5-11% - 66 % 1
Rice bran, oil < 5%, crude fibre > 20% - 66 %
Rice bran, oil > 5%, crude fibre 11-20% - 66 %
Rice bran, oil > 5%, crude fibre 5-11% - 66 %
Rice bran, oil > 5%, crude fibre > 20% - 66 %
Rice hulls - 66 %
Rice shorts, oil < 5%, crude fibre < 5% - 65 %
Rice shorts, oil > 5%, crude fibre < 5% - 65 %
Rice, broken - 70 %
Rice, brown - 70 12-71 % 2
Rice, paddy - 60 6 50-71 % 12
Rye - 80 62-90 % 3
Sesame meal, oil > 5% - 65 %
Sheanut oil meal, oil > 5% - 55 %
Sorghum - 67 63-68 % 3
Soybean hulls - 43 %
Soybean meal, oil 5-20% - 67 % 1
Soybean meal, oil < 5%, 46% protein + oil - 67 56-73 % 3
Soybean meal, oil < 5%, 48% protein + oil - 67 17 40-98 % 14
Soybean meal, oil < 5%, 48% protein + oil, extruded - 65 %
Soybean meal, oil < 5%, 48% protein + oil, formaldehyde-treated - 46 17 40-98 % 14
Soybean meal, oil < 5%, 50% protein + oil - 67 % 1
Soybean molasses - 95 %
Soybean oil - 0 %
Soybean protein concentrate, protein 50-60% - 67 %
Soybean protein concentrate, protein 60-70% - 67 %
Soybean protein concentrate, protein 70-90% - 67 %
Soybean, whole, extruded - 58 %
Soybean, whole, flaked - 82 %
Soybean, whole, toasted - 65 %
Soybean, whole, toasted, flaked and expanded - 60 %
Sunflower hulls - 51 %
Sunflower meal, oil 5-20%, dehulled - 60 %
Sunflower meal, oil 5-20%, non dehulled - 51 %
Sunflower meal, oil < 5%, dehulled - 60 8 52-76 % 6
Sunflower meal, oil < 5%, non dehulled - 51 12 46-83 % 13
Sunflower oil - 0 %
Sunflower seed, whole - 70 %
Sweet potato, dried - 75 %
Tallow - 0 %
Tomato pulp, dehydrated - 35 %
Triticale - 77 % 1
Urea - 0 %
Vinasse, different origins - 95 %
Vinasse, from the production of glutamic acid - 95 %
Vinasse, from yeast production, protein 30 % - 95 %
Vinasse, from yeast production, protein 40% - 95 %
Vinasse, from yeast production, protein 48% - 95 %
Wheat bran - 61 3 57-65 % 7
Wheat bran from starch production - 61 %
Wheat bran, durum - 61 %
Wheat distillers grains, starch < 7%, dried - 69 8 55-79 % 12
Wheat distillers grains, starch > 7%, dried - 73 %
Wheat feed flour - 80 %
Wheat feed flour, durum - 80 %
Wheat flour "Gruau D", durum - 80 %
Wheat gluten - 30 %
Wheat gluten feed, type 20% starch - 70 %
Wheat gluten feed, type 30% starch - 70 %
Wheat middlings (average) - 65 %
Wheat middlings, durum - 65 %
Wheat middlings, starch 20-30% - 65 %
Wheat middlings, starch 30-40% - 70 %
Wheat middlings, starch < 20% - 65 %
Wheat middlings, starch > 40% - 70 %
Wheat straw - 18 6 15-36 % 18
Wheat, durum - 80 %
Wheat, soft - 80 14 49-84 % 6
Whey permeate - 95 %
Whey powder, acid - 95 %
Whey powder, sweet - 95 %
Whey, dehydrated, with added fat 4-15% - 95 %
Whey, dried, with added fat 15-30% - 90 %