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Erodium (Erodium botrys)

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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Description 
Prostrate white pubescent annual or biennial plant. Adapted to a subtropical climate.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Sometimes used for forage and pasture
Nutritional tables

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 17.0 1
Crude fibre % DM 22.0 1
Ether extract % DM 4.8 1
Ash % DM 12.5 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 24.0 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.4 1

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

References

Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:09

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 25.0 1
Crude protein % DM 7.7 1
Crude fibre % DM 33.4 1
Ether extract % DM 4.0 1
Ash % DM 6.6 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 *

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

References

Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:09

References
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