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Carob (Ceratonia siliqua), pod meal, without seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 85.3 3.1 79.5 93.0 177  
Crude protein % DM 5.1 0.6 3.4 6.3 143  
Crude fibre % DM 9.0 1.2 7.1 12.0 128  
NDF % DM 33.1 2.7 29.1 39.1 29  
ADF % DM 30.2 4.4 16.8 35.7 26  
Lignin % DM 17.0 4.3 7.8 24.7 30  
Ether extract % DM 0.5 0.2 0.3 1.1 78  
Ash % DM 3.6 0.7 2.4 5.2 128  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 2.6 5.1 0.0 20.9 15  
Total sugars % DM 44.0 3.8 33.8 51.0 97  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4   17.4 17.8 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.9 1.7 1.5 8.8 31  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.9 0.3 0.5 1.6 31  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.2 1.0 8.5 12.2 12  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.3 0.0 1.0 15  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.8 0.3 0.3 1.5 12  
Manganese mg/kg DM 10 3 6 13 6  
Zinc mg/kg DM 6 2 1 8 6  
Copper mg/kg DM 3 3 1 9 6  
Iron mg/kg DM 12 8 5 27 8  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 10.6       1  
Arginine % protein 3.2       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 18.3       1  
Cystine % protein 0.8       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 9.7       1  
Glycine % protein 3.6       1  
Histidine % protein 2.8       1  
Isoleucine % protein 3.8       1  
Leucine % protein 9.3       1  
Lysine % protein 3.8   3.4 4.2 2  
Methionine % protein 1.4       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.1       1  
Proline % protein 5.8       1  
Serine % protein 6.8       1  
Threonine % protein 5.1       1  
Tryptophan % protein 1.0       1  
Tyrosine % protein 1.7       1  
Valine % protein 9.1       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 19.9 6.9 5.0 30.8 19  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 4.1 4.6 2.1 17.0 10  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.5   58.5 62.5 2 *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 75       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 11.4       1  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 26.1         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 48.5         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 8.5         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 8.2         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 5.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 69.2         *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Anon., 1934; Avallone et al., 1997; Ayaz et al., 2007; Fredella et al., 1983; Gasmi-Boubaker et al., 2008; Husby, 1953; Iipumbu, 2008; Karabulut et al., 2006; Kendall et al., 1982; Lizardo et al., 2002; Maymone et al., 1951; Obradovic, 1969; Wolter et al., 1980

Last updated on 27/11/2012 16:09:57

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