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Prickly pear, cladodes, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 9.1 2.5 6.2 14.0 17
Crude protein % DM 6.9 2.7 2.6 11.4 19
Crude fibre % DM 14.6 3.5 10.9 21.1 13
NDF % DM 25.5 6.1 21.4 37.7 9
ADF % DM 14.5 2.4 10.8 18.5 8
Lignin % DM 2.6 0.9 1.1 3.9 6
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.4 1.2 2.5 13
Ash % DM 19.5 4.9 8.3 25.9 18
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 14.3 1
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 38.8 12.9 16.5 52.3 11
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 1.3 0.5 4.2 12
Potassium g/kg DM 48.0 43.0 53.0 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 10.4 4.4 5.0 14.2 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.9 10.6 48.0 72.0 4
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.8 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 41.3 29.5 0.0 68.1 4
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 67.2 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.6 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Arnaud et al., 2005; Atti et al., 2006; Boza et al., 1995; CIRAD, 1991; Gomez Cabrera, 2009; Groenewald et al., 1967; Maymone et al., 1961; Pozy et al., 1996; Tegegne et al., 2007; Tisserand et al., 1989; Tisserand, 1985; Vieira et al., 2008

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:18

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