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Shittimwood (Acacia seyal), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 93.7 1.4 92.9 95.3 3
Crude protein % DM 18.2 2.3 14.7 20.9 6
Crude fibre % DM 26.5 3.8 20.2 30.6 6
NDF % DM 40.9 38.8 43.0 2
ADF % DM 30.7 2.9 27.7 33.4 3
Lignin % DM 8.5 7.6 9.4 2
Ether extract % DM 2.8 0.7 1.9 3.5 4
Ash % DM 6.6 1.4 5.5 9.3 6
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 11.1 2.7 7.6 13.3 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.8 0.7 2.0 3.7 4
Potassium g/kg DM 12.5 11.7 13.4 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6 2.6 2.6 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 20 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 23 1
Copper mg/kg DM 8 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 33.5 31.6 35.4 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 85.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 83.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.5 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 48.5 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.1 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Russell, 1947

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

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