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Cashew nut kernels

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.6 3.8 83.1 96.7 15
Crude protein % DM 22.6 2.3 17.6 26.3 17
Crude fibre % DM 3.7 2.4 0.9 7.1 9
NDF % DM 20.2 5.2 15.9 28.8 5
ADF % DM 9.2 4.2 4.3 11.9 3
Lignin % DM 2.9 2.2 3.6 2
Ether extract % DM 44.0 4.3 35.8 50.9 16
Ash % DM 3.4 1.6 1.3 7.1 17
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 27.9 26.8 27.9 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.1 0.7 0.2 2.2 7
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.8 2.4 1.5 8.4 8
Potassium g/kg DM 3.5 3.9 1.1 8.0 3
Sodium g/kg DM 1.3 0.7 0.6 2.0 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.6 1.2 2.5 3
Manganese mg/kg DM 14 8 8 23 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 36 20 17 56 3
Copper mg/kg DM 22 1
Iron mg/kg DM 118 78 50 223 4
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 9.9 1
Cystine % protein 1.1 0.6 1.7 2
Glycine % protein 4.2 1
Histidine % protein 2.0 1
Isoleucine % protein 3.8 1
Leucine % protein 6.8 6.6 7.1 2
Lysine % protein 4.0 3.9 4.2 2
Methionine % protein 1.4 1.4 1.4 2
Phenylalanine % protein 3.7 1
Threonine % protein 3.3 3.1 3.5 2
Tryptophan % protein 1.5 1.3 1.6 2
Tyrosine % protein 2.7 1
Valine % protein 5.2 1
 
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 8.8 1
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 7.9 1
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 60.3 1
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 21.5 1
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 0.5 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 84.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 23.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 87.2 1
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 21.2 1
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 19.6 1

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Akande et al., 2015; Aletor et al., 2007; Fetuga et al., 1973; Fialho et al., 1995; Lima et al., 2004; Madaan et al., 1984; Oddoye et al., 2011; Odunsi, 2002; Pimentel et al., 2012; Piva et al., 1971; Regadas Filho et al., 2011; Rodrigues et al., 2003; Silva et al., 2008; Silva et al., 2013; Sogunle et al., 2009

Last updated on 22/08/2016 22:26:48

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