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Sea lettuce (Ulva spp.), dried

Includes Ulva lactuca and Ulva rigida

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.6 3.0 83.6 92.9 8  
Crude protein % DM 18.6 7.3 8.0 29.5 14  
Crude fibre % DM 6.9 4.1 2.4 12.3 7  
NDF % DM 26.2 5.4 18.4 33.1 6  
ADF % DM 8.7 6.2 0.7 15.3 4  
Lignin % DM 3.5 2.1 1.9 6.0 3  
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.8 0.1 2.5 14  
Ash % DM 23.0 7.4 10.1 39.1 13  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 14.7 2.6 9.4 15.1 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 29.2 28.9 6.0 61.5 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 2.1 1.0 5.0 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 22.1   15.1 29.0 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 20.2   11.0 29.3 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 16.7 3.2 13.0 19.0 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 101       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 45   28 61 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 12   7 17 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 1246   1052 1440 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.9   5.5 6.2 2  
Arginine % protein 4.5   3.2 5.7 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 7.9   7.3 8.4 2  
Cystine % protein 5.9       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 13.3   11.0 15.5 2  
Glycine % protein 5.4   4.9 5.9 2  
Histidine % protein 2.0   1.6 2.3 2  
Isoleucine % protein 2.6   2.2 2.9 2  
Leucine % protein 5.2   5.0 5.3 2  
Lysine % protein 3.8   3.7 3.9 2  
Methionine % protein 1.6   1.3 1.9 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.6   3.4 3.8 2  
Proline % protein 2.8       1  
Serine % protein 4.2   3.8 4.6 2  
Threonine % protein 3.8       1  
Tyrosine % protein 1.4       1  
Valine % protein 4.4   4.2 4.5 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.0       1  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1         *
a (N) % 23.4   15.1 31.7 2  
b (N) % 31.9   22.0 41.8 2  
c (N) h-1 0.083   0.070 0.096 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 45   45 46 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 42   41 44 2 *

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

References

Adubados et al., 2013; Arieli et al., 1993; Bindu et al., 2004; Cruz-Suarez et al., 2008; Diler et al., 2007; Gowda et al., 2004; Kut Guroy et al., 2007; Okab et al., 2013; Rai et al., 2008; Sebahattin et al., 2009; Valente et al., 2006; Ventura et al., 1994; Ventura et al., 1998; Zitouni et al., 2014

Last updated on 10/10/2014 23:49:35

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