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Alfalfa, protein concentrate

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 92.1 0.8 89.7 93.9 1557
Crude protein % DM 56.9 1.9 51.8 61.4 1550
Crude fibre % DM 2.0 0.8 1.0 4.1 105
NDF % DM 29.5 1
ADF % DM 4.8 1
Lignin % DM 1.5 1
Ether extract % DM 8.0 1.2 6.3 10.2 39
Ash % DM 10.9 1.5 8.3 14.6 686
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 0.9 0.2 0.5 1.0 7
Total sugars % DM 0.7 0.2 0.2 1.1 8
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 21.7 0.5 20.2 21.7 12 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 37.0 4.1 30.7 45.2 69
Phosphorus g/kg DM 9.1 1.0 7.7 12.1 61
Potassium g/kg DM 9.2 2.1 6.9 11.0 3
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 36
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.6 0.1 1.5 1.7 3
Manganese mg/kg DM 112 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 44 1
Copper mg/kg DM 14 1
Iron mg/kg DM 420 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 5.8 0.1 5.8 5.9 3
Arginine % protein 6.2 0.1 6.1 6.3 3
Aspartic acid % protein 9.7 0.3 9.5 9.9 3
Cystine % protein 0.9 0.1 0.8 1.0 3
Glutamic acid % protein 10.7 0.4 10.4 11.1 3
Glycine % protein 5.2 0.1 5.2 5.3 3
Histidine % protein 2.4 0.1 2.4 2.5 3
Isoleucine % protein 5.3 0.3 5.1 5.6 3
Leucine % protein 9.0 0.1 9.0 9.1 3
Lysine % protein 6.0 0.1 5.9 6.1 3
Methionine % protein 2.1 0.0 2.0 2.1 3
Phenylalanine % protein 5.9 0.1 5.8 6.0 3
Proline % protein 4.7 0.2 4.5 4.9 3
Serine % protein 4.4 0.2 4.3 4.7 3
Threonine % protein 4.9 0.1 4.8 5.0 3
Tryptophan % protein 2.4 1
Tyrosine % protein 4.6 0.1 4.5 4.7 3
Valine % protein 6.3 0.2 6.1 6.5 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 88.9 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 90.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 19.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.4 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 86.9 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 18.8 15.6 18.8 2 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 17.4 13.8 17.4 2 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 89.4 1

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Bourdon et al., 1980

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:35

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