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Apple-ring acacia, leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 38.5 6.3 30.7 44.4 4
Crude protein % DM 15.1 3.1 11.6 25.1 60
Crude fibre % DM 20.4 4.9 12.4 33.0 14
NDF % DM 39.9 3.7 31.5 47.2 54
ADF % DM 29.7 4.3 22.1 37.8 52
Lignin % DM 13.5 3.0 7.9 19.4 48
Ether extract % DM 4.6 0.8 2.3 6.3 37
Ash % DM 9.3 2.0 3.9 12.3 58
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 17.0 6.6 10.0 33.6 12
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.4 0.9 2.5 13
Potassium g/kg DM 10.6 3.7 5.2 15.9 7
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.9 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.5 1.0 2.4 4.9 9
Manganese mg/kg DM 63 53 73 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 26 29 2
Copper mg/kg DM 9 6 13 2
Iron mg/kg DM 1171 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 36.2 29.0 4.0 111.0 10
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 39.6 0.3 79.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 74.9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 71.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.6 *
a (N) % 46.0 1
b (N) % 30.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.045 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 62 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 59 *

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Fall Touré, 1991; Getachew et al., 2000; Orskov et al., 1992; Russell, 1947; Shayo et al., 1999

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:12

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