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African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa), seeds, heat-processed

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.8 0.8 88.5 90.8 6
Crude protein % DM 22.9 1.2 21.6 25.3 9
Crude fibre % DM 9.6 9.1 10.0 2
Ether extract % DM 2.3 1.0 1.1 3.6 6
Ash % DM 3.6 0.7 2.8 4.5 6
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 18.8 19.0 2 *
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Cystine % protein 2.0 0.1 1.9 2.2 5
Isoleucine % protein 2.4 0.4 1.9 2.7 5
Leucine % protein 7.4 0.5 6.9 7.8 5
Lysine % protein 6.2 1.1 5.1 7.7 5
Methionine % protein 1.3 0.2 1.1 1.6 5
Phenylalanine % protein 4.8 0.3 4.3 5.1 5
Threonine % protein 4.3 0.4 3.8 4.8 5
Tyrosine % protein 4.0 0.2 3.8 4.3 5
Valine % protein 3.6 0.4 3.2 4.0 5
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 41.2 23.9 23.5 74.4 4
 
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 15.3 15.1 15.5 2

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

References

Agunbiade et al., 1999; Nwokolo et al., 1985; Onyeike et al., 2002

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:22

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