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Table 4 The differences of nutrient apparent digestibility between yaks and cattle-yaks (%)

From: Comparative study of growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal and fecal bacterial community between yaks and cattle-yaks raised by stall-feeding

Items Groups SEM P-value
YAK CAY
DM 77.32 73.93 1.347 0.227
OM 89.63 78.56 1.349 < 0.001
CP 71.95 64.25 2.224 0.081
EE 77.60 69.19 3.181 0.228
NDF 70.60 59.88 2.453 0.033
ADF 66.51 55.08 2.393 0.019
  1. DM dry matter, OM organic matter, CP crude protein, EE ether extract, NDF neutral detergent fiber, ADF acid detergent fiber, SEM standard error of mean; YAK yaks (n = 10), CAY cattle-yaks (n = 10)