Feedipedia
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Feedipedia
Feedipedia

Desert date, fruits, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 87.3 4.8 82.1 91.6 3
Crude protein % DM 8.6 2.4 6.6 11.2 3
Crude fibre % DM 26.2 23.1 29.4 2
NDF % DM 39.7 34.7 44.8 2
ADF % DM 24.9 21.3 28.4 2
Lignin % DM 8.0 7.4 8.6 2
Ether extract % DM 5.7 5.6 5.8 2
Ash % DM 4.8 1.0 3.6 5.6 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 21.5 1
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.2 2.1 2.3 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.2 0.9 1.6 2
Potassium g/kg DM 19.3 14.8 23.8 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.0 1.0 9.1 2
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 48.9 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.5 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Sanon et al., 2005

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:18

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