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Paperback thorn (Acacia sieberiana), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 47.3 2.5 44.4 48.8 3
Crude protein % DM 14.6 4.4 8.4 21.7 6
Crude fibre % DM 25.7 2.9 22.4 29.8 5
NDF % DM 44.6 44.0 45.2 2
ADF % DM 38.3 32.4 44.1 2
Lignin % DM 19.8 11.4 28.2 2
Ether extract % DM 4.8 1.7 3.2 6.3 4
Ash % DM 8.6 2.8 5.5 11.6 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 18.3 7.7 11.3 25.0 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 1.3 1.0 3.6 4
Potassium g/kg DM 9.0 6.1 3.3 15.4 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.4 0.8 2.9 4.3 3
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 2.5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.5 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *
a (N) % 22.0 1
b (N) % 52.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.025 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 42 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 37 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Fall Touré, 1991; INFIC, 1978

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

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