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Rain tree (Samanea saman), pods

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 83.1 3.1 79.5 85.0 3
Crude protein % DM 16.6 3.3 12.8 19.0 3
Crude fibre % DM 12.0 2.2 10.5 14.5 3
Ether extract % DM 1.4 0.7 0.7 2.1 3
Ash % DM 3.5 0.9 2.4 4.6 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.9 1.8 2.8 5.9 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4 2.2 1.4 5.7 3
Potassium g/kg DM 12.2 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.7 0.5 0.9 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 128 1
Copper mg/kg DM 10 1
Iron mg/kg DM 14 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 90.2 *
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 12.1 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 41.0 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 71.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.2 *

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

References

Barnett, 1926; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Gowda et al., 2004; Thomas et al., 1976

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

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