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Paperback thorn (Acacia sieberiana), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.4 3.9 84.8 94.5 5
Crude protein % DM 12.3 3.4 8.4 17.5 5
Crude fibre % DM 23.9 3.3 20.2 26.5 3
NDF % DM 35.8 34.7 37.0 2
ADF % DM 28.4 28.2 28.5 2
Lignin % DM 5.8 1
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.5 0.7 1.9 4
Ash % DM 5.9 2.0 4.4 9.0 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.4 3.1 1.0 7.2 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.4 1.4 2.2 3
Potassium g/kg DM 6.6 0.3 12.9 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 2.1 2.4 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 17 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 30 1
Copper mg/kg DM 4 1
Iron mg/kg DM 68 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 2.1 1
Arginine % protein 3.8 1
Aspartic acid % protein 19.4 1
Glutamic acid % protein 6.7 1
Glycine % protein 3.3 1
Histidine % protein 1.9 1
Isoleucine % protein 1.7 1
Leucine % protein 3.0 1
Lysine % protein 2.7 1
Methionine % protein 0.1 1
Phenylalanine % protein 1.6 1
Proline % protein 13.1 1
Serine % protein 1.3 1
Threonine % protein 1.4 1
Tyrosine % protein 0.5 1
Valine % protein 2.6 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 86.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 83.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.3 *
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 8.8 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 57.6 1
a (N) % 68.6 1
b (N) % 25.6 1
c (N) h-1 0.033 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 80 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 78 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 52.5 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.5 *

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

References

Blair Ralns, 1963; CIRAD, 1991; Ngwa et al., 2002; Tanner et al., 1990; Walker, 1975

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:45

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