Greater energetic richness to equal vegetative state than legumes for having less lignified stems and for being poorer in soluble carbohydrates.
Lower protein richness: protoplasmic components poorer in nitrogen than legumes.
Leaves / stem ratio higher in ryegrass than in legumes. Ideal product for a diet in which energy is required, indicated for a support ration.
Herbaceous plant (belonging to the grass family) forage (s) of great energetic richness indicated for a support ration. Ideal product for a diet in which energy is required.