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Table 1 Feed ingredients and chemical composition of experimental diets

From: Strategic supplementation of Flemingia silage to enhance rumen fermentation efficiency, microbial protein synthesis and methane mitigation in beef cattle

Items Concentrate Rice straw Flemingia macrophylla silage (FMS)
Ingredients (% air-dry basis)
 Cassava chip 60.00 0.00 0.00
 Brewery’s grain, dried 12.00 0.00 0.00
 Rice bran 9.00 0.00 0.00
 Palm kernel meal 13.00 0.00 0.00
 Urea 2.00 0.00 0.00
 Molasses 2.00 0.00 0.00
 Sulfur 0.50 0.00 0.00
 Salt 1.00 0.00 0.00
 Mineral premix 0.50 0.00 0.00
Chemical composition (% DM)
 Dry matter 87.50 90.00 26.50
 Organic matter 14.80 2.80 18.10
 Crude protein 94.20 96.40 95.60
 Neutral detergent fiber 28.90 71.70 47.50
 Acid detergent fiber 17.20 47.70 37.20
 Condensed tannins 0.00 0.00 10.20
pH 0.00 0.00 4.40
Lactic acid (g/L) 0.00 0.00 2.00
Acetic acid (g/L) 0.00 0.00 0.50