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Table 1 Nutrient analysis of grass hay and final finisher on DM basis

From: Neonatal vitamin A injection promotes cattle muscle growth and increases oxidative muscle fibers

Component Grass hay Final finisher
Crude protein, % 6.4 13.1
Available protein, % 5.8 13.1
ADFa, % 35.2 7.2
aNDFb, % 56.5 11.4
Lignin, % 4.8 2.0
NFCc, % 28.7 63.3
Starch, % 1.1 55.1
Crude fat, % 2.3 6.6
Ash, % 6.08 5.60
TDNd, % 61 85
NEm, Mcal/lb. 0.57 0.98
NEg, Mcal/lb. 0.32 0.67
Ca, % 0.27
P, % 0.11
  1. aADF: Acid detergent fiber
  2. baNDF: Amylase-treated neutral detergent fiber
  3. cNFC: Nonfiber carbohydrates
  4. dTDN: Total digestible nutrients