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Table 1 Chemical composition of experimental diets

From: Effects of Chinese herbal medicine on plasma glucose, protein and energy metabolism in sheep

Items* MH CHM
Dry matter, % 88.3 91.2
CP, % 11.9 10.8
NDF, % 65.1 47.2
ME, kcal/g 1.79 N/A
  1. *Values are presented on air dry matter basis.
  2. MH = mixed hay of orchardgrass and reed canarygrass; CHM = Chinese herbal medicine mixture; CP = crude protein; NDF = neutral detergent fiber; ME = metabolizable energy; N/A = not available.