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Sainfoin, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 22.3 3.6 16.0 29.4 30
Crude protein % DM 16.9 2.7 12.4 21.3 53
Crude fibre % DM 25.8 4.9 18.5 39.0 31
NDF % DM 35.4 5.7 25.6 45.4 35
ADF % DM 30.1 4.0 22.3 39.1 40
Lignin % DM 9.4 1.3 7.0 10.9 20
Ether extract % DM 4.1 0.2 3.8 4.5 17
Ash % DM 8.0 1.2 6.5 10.6 53
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.1 2.1 11.3 17.8 17
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.6 1.3 2.2 6.1 30
Potassium g/kg DM 14.7 2.5 11.4 16.7 4
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.7 0.6 1.8 3.8 18
Manganese mg/kg DM 45 8 32 61 18
Zinc mg/kg DM 60 14 43 93 16
Copper mg/kg DM 12 2 10 17 16
Iron mg/kg DM 141 22 119 218 18
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 5.3 0.2 5.2 5.7 4
Arginine % protein 4.5 0.2 4.4 4.7 4
Aspartic acid % protein 10.1 0.2 9.9 10.4 4
Cystine % protein 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.1 4
Glutamic acid % protein 9.8 0.1 9.7 9.9 4
Glycine % protein 4.6 0.1 4.5 4.7 4
Histidine % protein 2.0 0.2 1.8 2.4 4
Isoleucine % protein 4.2 0.2 4.0 4.3 4
Leucine % protein 7.4 0.2 7.2 7.6 4
Lysine % protein 5.2 0.7 4.2 6.0 4
Methionine % protein 1.6 0.1 1.5 1.7 4
Phenylalanine % protein 5.4 0.1 5.3 5.5 4
Proline % protein 4.6 0.0 4.5 4.6 4
Serine % protein 3.9 0.1 3.9 4.2 4
Threonine % protein 4.0 0.1 3.9 4.2 4
Tyrosine % protein 4.5 0.1 4.4 4.6 4
Valine % protein 5.1 0.1 4.9 5.2 4
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 30.0 25.0 35.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.4 5.2 59.5 78.1 27 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.8 4.5 58.4 76.0 31
a (N) % 26.3 14.4 15.5 42.7 3
b (N) % 57.8 11.1 45.9 67.8 3
c (N) h-1 0.117 0.022 0.098 0.141 3
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 69 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 65 6 59 71 3 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Aufrère et al., 2008; Djouvinov et al., 1998; Gomez Cabrera, 2009; Pace et al., 1984; Tisserand et al., 1989; Turgut et al., 2004; Ulyatt et al., 1979

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:21

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