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Breadnut (Brosimum alicastrum), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 42.5       1  
Crude protein % DM 13.9   13 15 4  
Crude fibre % DM 22.4   14.7 24.1 2  
Ether extract % DM 3.7   2.9 5.9 4  
Ash % DM 11.6   6.6 16.6 4  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 39.7   33.4 49.6 3  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 25.5   20.6 28.8 3  
Lignin % DM 8.1   5.6 10.6 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 32.6       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 40   20 70 2  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 10   10 20 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 72         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 76         *

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

References

Alonso-Diaz et al., 2009; Carranza-Montano et al., 2003; Safwat et al., 2014

Last updated on 22/12/2017 13:01:33

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