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Acacia (Acacia laeta)

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 

Evergreen tree found in heavier and sandy soils in dry climates.

Nutritional aspects
Nutritional attributes 

Camels are very fond of the leaves, and all animals except horses eat the ripe pods.

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 26.4       1  
Crude fibre % DM 18.9       1  
Ether extract % DM 3.0       1  
Ash % DM 9.2       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 20.2       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 13.2       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.9       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 76.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7         *

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

References

Bartha, 1970

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:31

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