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Bamboo (Chusquea baculifera)

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 
Bambou, bamboo
Related feed(s) 
Distribution 
Native to South America, where it is the dominant vegetation at elevations of 2000-2800 m over an extensive area of the Andean and Brazilian highlands.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
The leaf is good 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
Dry matter % as fed 89.8 1
Crude protein % DM 8.8 1
Crude fibre % DM 34.4 1
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1
Ash % DM 10.5 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *

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

References

Da Silveira, 1919

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:41

References
Datasheet citation 

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