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Chascanum (Chascanum caripense)

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 
Shrub up to 1.5 m high with slightly woody branches. The leaves are elongated, deeply lobed or cut, 1-3 cm long and 0.5-1 cm broad. The white flowers grow in terminal spikes about 2 cm long.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Rarely browsed by stock.
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 89.0 1
Crude protein % DM 14.3 1
Crude fibre % DM 27.3 1
Ether extract % DM 2.4 1
Ash % DM 8.8 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 19.1 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 47.2 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 8.6 *

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

References

Groenewald et al., 1967

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:58

References
Datasheet citation 

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