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Indigofera (Indigofera secundiflora), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 11.8 6.7 16.9 2
Crude fibre % DM 24.9 19.1 30.7 2
Ether extract % DM 2.1 1.9 2.2 2
Ash % DM 14.4 11.6 17.2 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 37.5 32.5 42.6 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 0.9 2.3 2
Potassium g/kg DM 17.6 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.3 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 70.4 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 67.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2 *

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CIRAD, 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:23

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