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Jatropha (Jatropha sp.) shells

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.5 0.7 89.8 91.9 6  
Crude protein % DM 4.6 0.6 4.3 5.8 6  
NDF % DM 86.4 2.5 83.9 89.6 6  
ADF % DM 76.4 2.1 74.6 79.8 6  
Lignin % DM 46.4 1.2 45.1 47.5 6  
Ether extract % DM 0.9 0.4 0.5 1.4 6  
Ash % DM 5.3 1.3 2.8 6.1 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.4 0.1 19.3 19.5 6  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 23.3 3.9 20.0 29.0 4  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 27 0 26 27 4  
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 2.5 0.2 2.4 2.8 4  

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

References

Aderibigbe et al., 1997; Makkar et al., 1998

Last updated on 31/07/2014 21:56:44

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