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White stem filaree (Erodium moschatum)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 

White stem filaree, musk clover

Related feed(s) 
Description 

A many-branched annual 15-50 cm high with soft-haired white stems.

Distribution 

Semitropical regions.

Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 

Used for pasture and hay.

Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 19.5 1
Crude protein % DM 16.9 1
Crude fibre % DM 22.1 1
Ether extract % DM 5.1 1
Ash % DM 12.8 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 24.9 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.3 1

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

References

Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:22

References
Datasheet citation 

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