Government of New Brunswick

Average Analyses Values for Farmer-submitted
Hay Samples, 1998 Crop Year

  # of Samples   Standard    
Parameter Analyzed Average Deviation Min. Max.
Dry Matter, % 221 85 3.4 71 94
Crude Protein, % 221 11.2 3.2 6 23
ADF, % 221 38.1 3.8 28.3 46.3
NDF, % 23 65.1 4.9 54.1 74.1
Calcium, % 221 0.64 0.26 0.2 1.5
Phosphorus, % 221 0.21 0.07 0.08 0.49
Magnesium, % 221 0.21 0.08 0.1 0.44
Potassium, % 221 1.39 0.54 0.5 3.82
New Brunswick Agricultural Laboratory, 1999



Average Analyses Values for Farmer-submitted
Hay Samples, 1997 Crop Year

  # of Samples   Standard    
Parameter Analyzed Average Deviation Min. Max.
 
Dry Matter, % 175 86 2.6 76 92
Crude Protein, % 175 10.9 2.7 6.5 19.6
ADF, % 175 36.8 3.2 26.5 44.3
NDF, % 29 66.6 4.9 56.7 77
Calcium, % 175 0.48 0.2 0.18 1.91
Phosphorus, % 175 0.22 0.06 0.09 0.43
Magnesium, % 175 0.17 0.06 0.06 0.43
Potassium, % 175 1.53 0.48 0.75 3.91