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Table 3 Apparent nutrient digestibility coefficients of Washera sheep fed natural pasture grass hay supplemented with Millettia ferruginea leaf hay

From: Effect of Millettia ferruginea (Birbra) foliage supplementation on feed intake, digestibility, body weight change and carcass characterstics of Washera sheep fed natural pasture grass hay basal diet

Nutrients Treatments SEM
T1 T2 T3 T4
DM 0.53b 0.60a 0.50b 0.46b 0.02
OM 0.68b 0.73a 0.68ab 0.64b 0.01
CP 0.49b 0.69a 0.66a 0.67a 0.04
NDF 0.55ab 0.60a 0.51b 0.46b 0.02
ADF 0.50a 0.55a 0.42b 0.38b 0.02
  1. a,bMeans within a row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05); SEM = standard error of the mean; DM = dry matter; OM = organic matter; NDF = neutral detergent fiber; ADF = acid detergent; CP = crude protein; MFLH = Millettia ferruginea leaf hay; T1 = sole natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T2 = 150 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T3 = 300 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum; T4 = 450 g MFLH + natural pasture grass hay fed ad libitum.