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Niger (Guizotia abyssinica), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 13.0 4.5 10.0 18.2 3  
Crude protein % DM 17.7 13.0 6.3 37.7 6  
Crude fibre % DM 22.9 4.4 19.4 30.9 6  
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.4 2.1 2.9 6  
Ash % DM 17.0 3.7 11.9 22.1 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 17.9 6.2 12.0 25.7 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.5 1.6 1.8 5.4 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 35.2 10.6 21.3 50.2 6  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 29.7 30.4 2.6 67.5 6  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Organic matter digestibility % 69.5         *
Energy digestibility % 66.4         *
Digestible energy MJ/kg DM 11.2         *
Metabolizable energy MJ/kg DM 8.9         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 23/10/2012 23:27:58

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