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African laburnum (Cassia sieberiana), leaves

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 12.2 1.6 9.5 14.1 7
Crude fibre % DM 27.0 2.6 23.9 29.3 4
NDF % DM 48.2 7.7 40.6 59.5 6
ADF % DM 41.8 7.1 35.1 54.5 6
Lignin % DM 19.7 3.0 15.0 22.4 5
Ether extract % DM 4.4 1.4 2.9 5.7 3
Ash % DM 4.9 2.8 3.5 9.8 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.5 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.9 1
Potassium g/kg DM 6.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 53.0 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 68.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Makkar et al., 1997; Makkar et al., 1998

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:23

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