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Cowpea seeds, heat-treated

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 87.9 5.4 78.9 93.2 9
Crude protein % DM 26.1 1.6 23.7 28.9 11
Crude fibre % DM 4.1 2.1 0.7 7.3 10
NDF % DM 21.3 1
Ether extract % DM 1.7 0.7 0.6 2.6 9
Ash % DM 4.8 2.1 2.9 10.6 11
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 48.5 6.0 41.8 53.2 3
Total sugars % DM 0.4 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 1.8 17.2 21.2 5
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.9 0.6 0.3 1.6 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 2.6 0.4 5.1 4
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 3.4 1
Arginine % protein 4.6 1
Aspartic acid % protein 9.6 1
Cystine % protein 1.1 1
Glutamic acid % protein 14.1 1
Glycine % protein 3.1 1
Histidine % protein 2.3 1
Isoleucine % protein 2.7 1
Leucine % protein 5.8 1
Lysine % protein 4.9 1
Methionine % protein 1.1 1
Phenylalanine % protein 4.1 1
Proline % protein 4.9 1
Serine % protein 4.3 1
Threonine % protein 2.9 1
Valine % protein 3.4 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 2.4 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 92.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 91.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.1 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 83.6 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.1 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.3 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 78.8 1
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 14.9 1.7 13.0 16.1 3

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Garg et al., 2002; Le Dividich et al., 1975; Le Dividich, 1973; Nell et al., 1992; Nwokolo et al., 1985; Oluyemi et al., 1976; Rivas-Vega et al., 2006

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:16

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
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