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Serradella (Ornithopus sativus)

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 

Serradelle, serradella

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Description 

Small semi-viny annual herb adapted to moist sandy soils and cooler climates.

Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 

Used for forage.

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
Crude protein % DM 24.4 1
Crude fibre % DM 18.7 1
Ether extract % DM 3.7 1
Ash % DM 11.5 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.1 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 76.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.6 *

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

References

Dougall, 1954

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:01

References
Datasheet citation 

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