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Orfot (Vachellia oerfota), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 23   19.3 28.5 3  
Crude fibre % DM 16.4         *
Ether extract % DM 0.8          
Ash % DM 9.2   6.8 11.8 4  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 18.9   15.4 22.8 4  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 17.8   11.4 31.8 4  
Lignin % DM 7.5   2.1 20.4 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 21.4   11.2 32 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.2   0.8 1.6 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.5   4 10.4 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.4   10.3 22.4 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.45   0.4 0.5 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 29          
Zinc mg/kg DM 16          
Copper mg/kg DM 52          
Iron mg/kg DM 459          
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 70   40 90 2  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 6   0.2 10 3  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 83          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 87         *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 74   73 76 2 *
a (DM) % 51   44 59 2  
b (DM) % 35   28 43 2  
c (DM) h-1 0.111   0.11 0.112 2  

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 2000; Fadel Elseed et al., 2002; Melaku et al., 2010

Last updated on 13/12/2017 14:16:07

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