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Golden tree (Cassia fistula), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 42.5   33.3 47.3 4  
Crude protein % DM 16.7 1.7 13.8 18.5 6  
Crude fibre % DM 25.8   21.4 30.2 2  
Ether extract % DM 5.7 1.8 3.9 7.8 5  
Ash % DM 8.4 2.2 6.3 12.7 6  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 36.9 2.6 33.8 40.5 5  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 24.3 3.6 20 30 5  
Lignin % DM 9.1   6.3 12.1 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 32.7          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6   1.9 3.3 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 20   0.2 30 2  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 30   0 50 3  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 75          
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 71          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 74         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 78         *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 38         *
a (DM) % 28          
b (DM) % 17          
c (DM) h-1 0.08          

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

References

Apraez et al., 2017; CIRAD, 1991; Garcia et al., 2006; Malik et al., 1967; Salem et al., 2006

Last updated on 15/12/2017 12:06:33

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