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Rain tree (Samanea saman), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 37.6 2.8 34.4 39.3 3
Crude protein % DM 24.7 4.6 22.1 30.0 3
Crude fibre % DM 29.2 0.2 29.0 29.4 3
Ether extract % DM 5.9 2.1 3.5 7.1 3
Ash % DM 5.2 1.2 3.5 6.1 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 20.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.8 2.4 10.0 14.2 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6 1.0 2.0 3.8 3
Potassium g/kg DM 9.7 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.3 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 125 1
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1
Iron mg/kg DM 362 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 66.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *

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

References

Bhannasiri, 1970; Devendra et al., 1970; Gowda et al., 2004; Holm, 1971

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:59

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