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Date palm leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 56.8 48.7 64.8 2
Crude protein % DM 6.6 5.1 8.1 2
Crude fibre % DM 38.5 36.6 40.4 2
NDF % DM 75.8 1
ADF % DM 58.7 1
Lignin % DM 22.0 1
Ether extract % DM 1.9 1
Ash % DM 12.4 11.6 13.2 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.3 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 45.6 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 42.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 22.0 1

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

References

Al-Yousef et al., 1993; Genin et al., 2004

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:32

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