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Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.3   88.8 91.8 2  
Crude protein % DM 14.5   12.2 16.7 2  
Crude fibre % DM 32.5       1  
NDF % DM 78.6       1  
ADF % DM 60.2       1  
Lignin % DM 17.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 1.9       1  
Ash % DM 4.6   3.9 5.3 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2         *
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 11.3       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Foster et al., 2009; Krauss, 1921

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:53

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