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Indigofera (Indigofera arrecta), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 74.7 1
Crude protein % DM 27.4 5.0 23.1 32.8 3
Crude fibre % DM 19.6 13.7 25.5 2
NDF % DM 29.5 1
ADF % DM 19.6 1
Lignin % DM 6.0 1
Ether extract % DM 2.2 1
Ash % DM 9.3 2.7 6.8 12.2 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.7 11.9 13.6 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 3.2 3.5 2
Potassium g/kg DM 16.2 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 3.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 75.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 72.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.6 *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1966; Kaitho et al., 1997; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:22

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