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Doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica), nuts, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.2 1.5 91.4 95.0 4
Crude protein % DM 4.2 0.8 3.5 5.2 4
Crude fibre % DM 36.6 10.1 24.7 46.1 4
Ether extract % DM 4.1 2.1 2.6 7.2 4
Ash % DM 2.8 0.9 1.8 3.6 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.9 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.7 1.0 2.4 3
Potassium g/kg DM 6.5 4.6 3.4 11.8 3
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.1 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 42.5 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 7.3 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 0.0 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 32.6 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 6.3 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Maymone et al., 1961

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:08

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