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Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), pod husks

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 93.0       1  
Crude protein % DM 6.7       1  
Crude fibre % DM 38.0       1  
Ether extract % DM 0.3       1  
Ash % DM 5.0   4.1 5.8 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 9.7   8.4 11.0 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8   0.9 2.7 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.0       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 33       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 13       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 744       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 82.0         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 30.4         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 5.6         *

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

References

Devendra et al., 1970; Gowda et al., 2004

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

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