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Desert date, leaves, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 94.0 5.0 86.7 98.1 4
Crude protein % DM 14.3 5.4 6.4 21.0 9
Crude fibre % DM 17.5 2.3 12.8 19.8 7
NDF % DM 32.2 2.3 29.2 34.9 7
ADF % DM 21.2 2.6 18.9 26.6 7
Lignin % DM 10.7 2.2 9.2 15.4 7
Ether extract % DM 5.1 3.2 7.0 2
Ash % DM 15.3 1.9 12.8 18.5 9
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 47.8 20.1 24.4 75.1 6
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 1.1 0.3 3.0 6
Potassium g/kg DM 20.3 8.9 8.8 33.3 5
Sodium g/kg DM 0.8 0.2 0.5 1.0 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 7.3 2.5 3.4 9.8 6
Manganese mg/kg DM 35 23 48 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 20 7 33 2
Copper mg/kg DM 17 1 34 2
Iron mg/kg DM 123 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 3.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.0 1
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 52 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 51.0 1
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.0 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Kaboré-Zoungrana et al., 2008; Ondiek et al., 2010; Sanon et al., 2005

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

Table status 
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