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Osteospermum (Osteospermum spinescens), aerial part

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 67.4       1  
Crude protein % DM 12.7 2.7 8.3 16.5 14  
Crude fibre % DM 26.1   18.1 33.8 3  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 48.5         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 32.6         *
Ether extract % DM 3.4   3.2 3.6 3  
Ash % DM 13.7   9.1 16.7 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 10.4       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4       1  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.9   51.5 66.7 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.8       1  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.7         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 44         *

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

References

Botha, 1938; Groenewald et al., 1967; Henrici, 1932; Henrici, 1945

Last updated on 08/11/2019 12:36:03

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