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Acacia (Acacia laeta), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 26.9 4.5 21.4 33.9 5  
Crude fibre % DM 16.6   12.4 18.9 4  
Ether extract % DM 2.7   0.3 4.9 4  
Ash % DM 11.2   9.2 12.2 4  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.9          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 31.4          
Acid detergent fibre % DM 17.8          
Lignin % DM 5.8          
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 24.4   13.9 39 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1   1.3 3.2 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.1   3.5 4.9 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 12.1   8.7 14.4 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.08   0.03 0.13 2  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 50          
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 79          
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 80          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 87         *

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991

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