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Acacia (Acacia tortilis subsp. raddiana)

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).

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Description
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Synonyms 

Acacia raddiana Savi

Related feed(s) 
Description 

Evergreen tree that grows on sandy soils in dry climates.

Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 

The leaves eaten mostly by camels; the ripe fruits used as cattle feed.

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 32.5 1
Crude protein % DM 12.4 8.6 16.2 2
Crude fibre % DM 34.9 28.2 41.6 2
NDF % DM 62.7 1
ADF % DM 51.4 1
Lignin % DM 24.3 1
Ether extract % DM 2.2 2.1 2.4 2
Ash % DM 7.2 6.0 8.4 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 13.9 10.2 17.5 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 1.6 1.9 2
Potassium g/kg DM 5.9 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 10.2 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 60.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.6 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:32

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 45.4 9.0 36.6 55.8 4
Crude protein % DM 16.7 3.2 10.5 20.8 18
Crude fibre % DM 18.4 6.8 12.3 42.7 16
NDF % DM 37.8 9.1 29.6 66.1 13
ADF % DM 24.9 8.9 14.2 52.4 15
Lignin % DM 11.1 3.7 4.3 20.2 15
Ether extract % DM 4.3 1.4 2.2 7.3 16
Ash % DM 11.0 4.3 6.1 21.4 18
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 18.7 6.1 8.9 28.7 13
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.5 0.9 2.8 13
Potassium g/kg DM 11.4 2.6 8.0 16.0 8
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.7 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.7 0.6 2.2 3.7 8
Manganese mg/kg DM 64 25 26 82 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 22 8 10 27 4
Copper mg/kg DM 4 1 2 5 4
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 33.6 15.5 0.0 53.2 11
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 6
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 77.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7 *

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CIRAD, 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:32

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.2 5.7 76.0 97.1 16
Crude protein % DM 17.5 2.8 14.6 24.9 16
Crude fibre % DM 23.4 4.6 16.4 37.6 16
NDF % DM 38.0 3.1 34.1 42.8 6
ADF % DM 30.6 2.4 28.2 34.3 6
Lignin % DM 9.0 0.7 7.9 9.8 6
Ether extract % DM 1.8 0.3 1.2 2.3 16
Ash % DM 6.3 1.4 4.8 11.0 16
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 8.3 2.1 5.1 11.9 16
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.1 16
Potassium g/kg DM 14.3 2.0 10.5 16.9 14
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 0.5 1.7 3.5 14
Manganese mg/kg DM 34 23 16 96 11
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 5 14 33 11
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1 2 5 11
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 14.4 8.0 7.7 29.4 6
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 86.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.5 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 53.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.9 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:32

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 36.3 16.2 26.9 76.0 8
Crude protein % DM 17.8 2.8 13.5 21.0 15
Crude fibre % DM 21.9 3.8 13.3 27.2 9
NDF % DM 41.0 8.3 34.8 58.6 7
ADF % DM 29.1 3.9 21.6 33.8 7
Lignin % DM 9.0 1.0 7.8 10.3 7
Ether extract % DM 2.1 1.1 0.9 4.8 9
Ash % DM 7.4 1.1 6.3 9.2 10
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.2 3.9 1.7 14.6 8
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 2.3 1.7 8.7 8
Potassium g/kg DM 15.7 2.0 14.0 18.9 6
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6 0.5 2.2 3.5 6
Manganese mg/kg DM 44 18 69 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 32 23 41 2
Copper mg/kg DM 3 3 3 2
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 15.1 15.4 0.0 47.3 7
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 87.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 55.7 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.2 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:32

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