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Black medic (Medicago lupulina), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 20.9          
Crude protein % DM 21.8 2.7 13.4 31.8 165  
Crude fibre % DM 21.9         *
Ether extract % DM 3.3          
Ash % DM 12.7          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 37.5 5.8 22.4 52.4 93 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 24.9 5 16.6 42.1 159  
Lignin % DM 4.5 0.8 2.6 6.6 66  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.1          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.1 0.5 2.3 4.4 72  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.8 2.8 12 19 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 68         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 70         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 73         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 51         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 77         *

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

References

Alford et al., 2003; Koukoura et al., 2009; Kuechenmeister et al., 2013; Muir et al., 2003; Vargas et al., 1965; Zhu et al., 1996

Last updated on 19/12/2017 23:34:27

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