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Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), pod husks

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 51.6   51.6 92.6 2 *
Crude protein % DM 12.7   12.4 13.0 2  
Crude fibre % DM 31.8   30.3 33.4 2  
NDF % DM 54.2       1  
ADF % DM 41.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 0.7   0.7 0.7 2  
Ash % DM 7.9   7.2 8.7 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 51.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.2         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Oluokun, 2005; Oyenuga, 1968

Last updated on 12/09/2013 00:29:35

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