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Camel thorn (Acacia erioloba), pod husks

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 8.5 2.3 5.9 10.4 3
Crude fibre % DM 31.8 1
NDF % DM 49.7 49.5 49.9 2
ADF % DM 35.5 35.5 35.6 2
Lignin % DM 5.9 1
Ether extract % DM 1.0 1
Ash % DM 6.0 4.7 7.3 2
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 2.9 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 84.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 80.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.9 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 40.2 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 3.6 *

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

References

Mlambo et al., 2008; Ngwa et al., 2002; Verdoorn, 1924

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:54

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