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Table 1 Composition of SBR and Asparagopsis taxiformis

From: Effect of the macroalgae Asparagopsis taxiformis on methane production and rumen microbiome assemblage

  SBRa) A. taxiformis
Chemical Composition
% Dry matter
 Organic matter 92.8 53
 Crude protein 20.0 17.8
 Neutral detergent fiber 38.1 36.9
 Acid detergent fiber 27.3 11.6
 Starch 12.6 0.7
 Fat 2.7 0.4
 Total digestible nutrients 66.2 33.8
 Lignin 6 4.4
 Calcium 0.9 3.8
 Phosphorus 0.4 0.2
 Sodium 0.1 6.6
 Magnesium 0.5 0.8
Parts per million
 Iron 632.7 6241
 Manganese 41.7 112.7
 Zinc 23.7 23.7
 Copper 11 8.7
  1. a)Super basic ration