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Babul (Acacia nilotica), pods, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 40.4 1
Crude protein % DM 12.2 11.2 13.2 2
Crude fibre % DM 18.0 15.3 20.7 2
Ether extract % DM 3.5 1.7 5.3 2
Ash % DM 5.2 4.4 6.1 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.5 5.4 13.7 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 1.7 2.0 2
Potassium g/kg DM 12.5 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 91.5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84.5 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 39.3 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 61.9 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.5 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Madhavilatha et al., 1999

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:40

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