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Table 6 Composition of dry blended concentrate feeds fed in parlour as predicted by a computer software package and as analysed in a laboratory during investigation of poor production performance on an Irish dairy farm.

From: An investigation into reduced milk production following dietary alteration on an Irish dairy farm

Item Composition of blend predicted by a computer software package (%) Composition of blend as analysed in a laboratory (%)
DM 87.3 87.2
Starch 28.9 61.1
Crude Protein 21.1 17.1
Ether Extract 3.6 3.4
Crude Fibre 13.9 8.7
Ash 4.6 3.9