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Royal palm (Roystonea regia)

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 
Palmier royal
Related feed(s) 
Description 
A tall palm grown in Central America.
Distribution 
Central America
Nutritional aspects
Pigs 
The fresh fruits are sometimes fed to pigs, which first eat the fleshy outer part and leave the kernel until it has dried.
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 57.3 1
Crude protein % DM 6.1 1
Crude fibre % DM 23.6 1
Ether extract % DM 26.6 1
Ash % DM 4.3 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 23.6 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 53.0 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.5 *

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

References

Calvino, 1952

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:56

References
Datasheet citation 

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