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Table 1 Nutrient composition of fermented herbal tea residue for 0 and 30 days

From: Fermentation quality of herbal tea residue and its application in fattening cattle under heat stress

Item Fermentation for 0 days Fermentation for 30 days
PH 4.95 ± 0.03 3.89 ± 0.04
Dry matter (%) 26.58 ± 0.74 24.94 ± 0.51
Crude protein (%) 8.85 ± 0.98 9.92 ± 0.82
Ash (%) 6.17 ± 0.04 6.56 ± 0.06
Neutral detergent fiber (%) 60.11 ± 1.30 54.29 ± 0.86
Acid detergent fiber (%) 34.33 ± 0.28 30.01 ± 0.36
Acetic acid (g/kg) 1.04 ± 0.01 6.93 ± 0.06
Propionic acid (g/kg) 0.02 ± 0.004 0.62 ± 0.009
Lactic acid (g/kg) 15.74 ± 0.002 112.33 ± 0.004
NEmf (MJ/kg) 5.68 ± 0.09 5.76 ± 0.11
  1. The values were calculated as the means ± standard error of the mean (N = 6), except for dry matter, others item are based on dry matter