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Acacia (Acacia brevispica), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.5          
Crude protein % DM 21.4          
Crude fibre % DM 26          
Ether extract % DM 0.8          
Ash % DM 3.9          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 51.1          
Acid detergent fibre % DM 41.1          
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.3         *
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.2          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3          
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.4          
Potassium g/kg DM 12.3          
Sodium g/kg DM 0.15          
Manganese mg/kg DM 230          
Zinc mg/kg DM 34          
Copper mg/kg DM 11          
Iron mg/kg DM 112          
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 52         *

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


Sawe et al., 1998

Last updated on 12/12/2017 23:10:54

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