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Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), aerial part, dehydrated

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.5 3.4 88.5 94.5 3  
Crude protein % DM 17.1 1.2 16.1 18.5 3  
NDF % DM 43.2 3.9 40.1 47.5 3  
ADF % DM 32.8 5.7 26.3 36.7 3  
Lignin % DM 8.4 1.6 6.9 10.1 3  
Ash % DM 15.8   13.4 18.1 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 12.6       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 61.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.3         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 41.6       1  
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 5.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 53.4       1  

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

References

Koralagama et al., 2008; Sarria et al., 2010

Last updated on 12/09/2013 00:22:10

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