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Table 3 Nutrient levels of hay, alfalfa and concentrate Supplements (Dry Matter,DM basis)

From: Effects of steam-flaked grains on foals’ growth and faecal microbiota

Nutrient Hay Alfalfa Corn group Oat group Barley group
Dry Matter,DM (%) 89.75 87.56 92.44 93.28 91.93
Organic Matter,OM (%) 91.80 92.21 94.46 93.32 93.90
Crude Protein,CP (%) 10.75 20.56 26.26 26.09 26.86
Gross Energy,GE (MJ/kg) 18.93 19.53 18.25 18.29 18.26
Starch (%) 3.63 4.46 37.68 37.00 38.27
Neutral Detergent Fiber,NDF (%) 60.00 52.60 24.46 27.04 24.79
Acid Detergent Fiber,ADF (%) 41.82 45.21 5.10 9.09 5.71
Calcium,Ca (%) 0.33 1.50 1.06 1.45 1.14
Phosphorus,P (%) 0.27 0.25 0.94 1.02 1.02