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Hairy indigo (Indigofera hirsuta), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 21.9   21.8 22.0 2  
Crude protein % DM 20.1 4.1 14.3 26.6 31  
Crude fibre % DM 23.8 1.1 22.7 25.2 4  
NDF % DM 47.0 7.1 34.7 59.5 17  
ADF % DM 24.2       1  
Lignin % DM 4.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 2.9 1.2 1.7 4.5 4  
Ash % DM 10.1 0.7 9.5 11.0 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 19.0 3.5 15.9 22.7 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 1.1 2.0 4.1 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 20.6   18.2 23.0 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3   0.1 0.5 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.8       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.7       1  
Arginine % protein 6.1       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.9       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 9.4       1  
Glycine % protein 3.9       1  
Histidine % protein 2.8       1  
Isoleucine % protein 4.5       1  
Leucine % protein 7.5       1  
Lysine % protein 4.1       1  
Methionine % protein 1.8       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 6.6       1  
Proline % protein 4.5       1  
Serine % protein 4.0       1  
Threonine % protein 4.4       1  
Tyrosine % protein 4.6       1  
Valine % protein 5.1       1  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DM digestibility, pepsin % 52.1 6.7 41.5 61.1 18  
OM digestibility, pepsin % 53.2 6.4 42.6 62.4 10  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 77.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 74.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *

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

References

Bartha, 1970; Bhannasiri, 1970; Brown et al., 1991; Bui Huy Nhu Phuc et al., 2001; Carew et al., 1989; Holm, 1971; Kalmbacher et al., 1980; Sabiiti, 1979

Last updated on 19/09/2016 00:42:24

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