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Rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum), dried

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.0 2.7 85.4 91.8 4  
Crude protein % DM 8.0 2.7 5.6 12.1 5  
Crude fibre % DM 5.5   4.1 6.8 2  
NDF % DM 20.9   19.8 22.0 2  
ADF % DM 13.1       1  
Lignin % DM 13.8   6.2 21.4 2  
Ether extract % DM 3.9 1.6 2.9 5.8 3  
Ash % DM 22.5 2.1 18.9 25.0 12  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 14.7   14.5 14.7 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 20.0       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.0       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 24.0       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 8.0       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 12 3 7 17 8  
Zinc mg/kg DM 181 114 74 403 8  
Copper mg/kg DM 28 16 8 63 8  
Iron mg/kg DM 134 36 101 198 8  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.4   5.3 5.4 2  
Arginine % protein 6.0   4.0 8.0 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 8.4   6.9 9.8 2  
Cystine % protein 0.9   0.0 1.8 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 11.6   10.0 13.1 2  
Glycine % protein 4.8   4.5 5.0 2  
Histidine % protein 1.4   1.3 1.5 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.1   2.8 3.4 2  
Leucine % protein 5.3   4.6 6.0 2  
Lysine % protein 4.6   4.3 4.9 2  
Methionine % protein 1.3   0.7 1.9 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.2   2.3 4.0 2  
Proline % protein 3.0   2.6 3.4 2  
Serine % protein 3.5   3.0 4.0 2  
Threonine % protein 3.6   2.8 4.3 2  
Tyrosine % protein 0.9       1  
Valine % protein 4.1   3.7 4.4 2  

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

References

Anderson et al., 2006; Applegate et al., 1995; Cruz-Suarez et al., 2008; Dierick et al., 2009; Erickson et al., 2012; Lunde, 1970

Last updated on 13/05/2015 17:13:12

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