Statistical Summary Guidelines
information contained in these tables represents cumulative
statistics on samples analyzed and compiled by the Dairy
One Forage Lab. It is updated on an annual basis to continually
broaden the scope of the database.
One uses over 450 different kind codes to classify feeds.
Even so, samples arriving at the lab are not always adequately
described. Every attempt is made to place feeds in the most
uncensored data and has not been screened for outliers or
unusual results. View samples with low numbers of observations
or unusual results with caution.
or components may have extremely large standard deviations,
especially the minerals. This can be due to large variation
in the population or a few outlier samples that skew the overall
statistics. If the number of observations is small, view these
statistics with caution.
from this summary that is used for publication, must cite
the Dairy One Forage Lab as the source.
rations, actual analyses should be used. Information contained
in these tables is provided for reference and educational
use. Dairy One assumes no liability for rations developed
using these data.
One makes no claims regarding the accuracy or completeness
of this data.
are presented on a Dry Matter (DM) basis.