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Camel thorn (Acacia erioloba), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 91.6 1
Crude protein % DM 13.2 0.7 12.4 13.8 3
Crude fibre % DM 32.9 1
NDF % DM 44.6 41.5 47.7 2
ADF % DM 31.7 29.8 33.5 2
Lignin % DM 4.5 1
Ether extract % DM 1.6 1.4 1.7 2
Ash % DM 4.1 3.6 4.7 2
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 2.8 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 6.6 6.1 7.1 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 1.1 1.5 2
Potassium g/kg DM 0.3 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.2 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 8 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 18 1
Copper mg/kg DM 4 1
Iron mg/kg DM 167 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 3.2 1
Arginine % protein 3.7 1
Aspartic acid % protein 8.8 1
Glutamic acid % protein 11.0 1
Glycine % protein 3.7 1
Histidine % protein 2.2 1
Isoleucine % protein 2.9 1
Leucine % protein 5.0 1
Lysine % protein 4.4 1
Methionine % protein 0.3 1
Phenylalanine % protein 2.8 1
Proline % protein 16.7 1
Serine % protein 2.5 1
Threonine % protein 2.4 1
Tyrosine % protein 1.5 1
Valine % protein 4.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 83.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 81.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 59.6 1
a (N) % 61.0 1
b (N) % 27.9 1
c (N) h-1 0.034 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 74 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 71 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 38.4 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 3.4 *

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

References

Mlambo et al., 2008; Ngwa et al., 2002; Walker, 1975

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

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