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Doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 48.0 1
Crude protein % DM 6.7 1.0 4.9 8.9 19
Crude fibre % DM 38.8 3.8 34.4 46.8 18
NDF % DM 64.2 4.5 57.6 73.0 18
ADF % DM 44.5 3.0 40.1 51.9 18
Lignin % DM 10.7 1.3 8.9 14.2 18
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.3 1.0 2.1 19
Ash % DM 10.0 2.1 6.5 14.5 19
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.1 0.9 2.1 4.7 7
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 0.3 0.8 1.8 7
Potassium g/kg DM 11.9 2.5 9.6 17.1 7
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.2 0.7 2.4 4.3 7
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 20.8 4.7 10.2 27.6 16

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

References

CIRAD, 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:27

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