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Date palm leaves, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 92.2 90.0 94.4 2
Crude protein % DM 4.8 3.9 5.6 2
Crude fibre % DM 31.9 30.7 33.0 2
NDF % DM 81.5 73.5 89.4 2
ADF % DM 59.8 54.2 65.3 2
Lignin % DM 14.6 8.7 20.5 2
Ether extract % DM 2.0 1
Ash % DM 12.9 10.5 15.3 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 7.0 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 44.5 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 40.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5.6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 51.4 1

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

References

Chehma et al., 2001; El-Hag et al., 1992

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

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