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Shittimwood (Acacia seyal), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 44.9 4.7 38.9 52.6 6
Crude protein % DM 15.6 2.5 10.7 21.4 32
Crude fibre % DM 15.2 6.6 8.4 28.5 14
NDF % DM 26.7 6.2 20.2 42.4 16
ADF % DM 17.3 5.2 12.5 31.3 18
Lignin % DM 5.8 3.5 1.8 16.7 17
Ether extract % DM 4.2 1.7 1.7 7.6 14
Ash % DM 8.3 1.6 6.1 12.6 31
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 22.6 12.4 6.4 49.0 15
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 0.5 0.4 2.4 15
Potassium g/kg DM 10.4 3.7 4.1 18.2 13
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.8 5
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6 0.8 1.3 4.0 14
Manganese mg/kg DM 64 36 32 113 6
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 8 17 39 6
Copper mg/kg DM 14 19 6 54 6
Iron mg/kg DM 418 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 114.3 164.4 0.0 480.0 7
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 22.3 9.3 12.0 30.0 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 80.2 *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 54 52 56 2
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 76.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.6 7.2 8.0 2
a (N) % 26.0 1
b (N) % 46.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.024 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 43 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 39 *

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 2000; CIRAD, 1991; Ebong, 1995; Fadel Elseed et al., 2002; Fall Touré, 1991; Russell, 1947

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:03

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