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Acacia (Senegalia brevispica), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 39.2          
Crude protein % DM 19.4 2.9 13.2 23.9 10  
Crude fibre % DM 20.1   18 22.2 2  
Ether extract % DM 4.2   1.5 5.7 3  
Ash % DM 6.4 0.8 4.9 7.7 10  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 40.4 7.4 30.8 51.5 8  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 23.6 6.7 13.8 36.1 8  
Lignin % DM 10.2   6.5 11.5 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 12   6.8 18.6 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9   0.9 3.1 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.1   1.9 6.2 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 9.1          
Manganese mg/kg DM 49   32 65 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 52   20 85 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 72   63 81 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 76   20 132 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 40   9 110 4  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 30 40 9.999999E-02 110 8  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 73   56 82 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 75         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 79         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 37         *
a (N) % 18          
b (N) % 39          
c (N) h-1 0.058          
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 45   41 49 2 *
a (DM) % 20   17 23 2  
b (DM) % 59   59 59 2  
c (DM) h-1 0.044   0.041 0.047 2  

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 2000; Abdulrazak et al., 2001; Abebe et al., 2012; CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1958; Kemboi et al., 2017; Mtengeti et al., 2006; Osuga et al., 2007; Wambui et al., 2010

Last updated on 12/12/2017 23:33:28

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