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African locust bean (Parkia filicoidea), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 31.1   30.3 31.8 2  
Crude fibre % DM 10.8   9.4 12.1 2  
Ether extract % DM 18.5   17.4 19.6 2  
Ash % DM 5.6   4.4 6.8 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 19.1         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 11.9         *
Lignin % DM 1.4         *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 22.5         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Lysine g/16g N 6.7          
Threonine g/16g N 3.3          
Methionine g/16g N 0.6          
Cystine g/16g N 1.9          
Tryptophan g/16g N 0.9          
Isoleucine g/16g N 3.6          
Valine g/16g N 4.2          
Leucine g/16g N 6.9          
Phenylalanine g/16g N 4.4          
Tyrosine g/16g N 3.6          
Histidine g/16g N 3          
Arginine g/16g N 6.7          
Alanine g/16g N 4.5          
Aspartic acid g/16g N 8.9          
Glutamic acid g/16g N 17.4          
Glycine g/16g N 4.5          
Serine g/16g N 5          
Proline g/16g N 5.5          
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.7          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.5          
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.6          
Sodium g/kg DM 0.05          
Manganese mg/kg DM 70          
Zinc mg/kg DM 62          
Copper mg/kg DM 80          
Iron mg/kg DM 380          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 92         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 91         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 79         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 17.7         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.7         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.9         *
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 79         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 86         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 16.4         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 15         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 87         *

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

References

Anon., 1922; Fetuga, 1974

Last updated on 20/12/2017 16:55:57

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