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African locust bean (Parkia filicoidea), pods

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.3   89.4 93 3  
Crude protein % DM 13.4   9.7 16.9 3  
Crude fibre % DM 16   14 19.4 3  
Ether extract % DM 8.8   7.3 10.2 2  
Ash % DM 5.2   4.3 6.7 3  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 25.8          
Acid detergent fibre % DM 19.9          
Lignin % DM 9.6          
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 11.9   11.4 12.5 2  
Total sugars % DM 39.7          
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 69         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 63         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 60         *

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

References

AFZ, 2017; Oyenuga, 1968

Last updated on 20/12/2017 17:08:52

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