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Castor (Ricinus communis), oil meal

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 92.0 1
Crude protein % DM 38.5 1
Crude fibre % DM 32.3 1
Ether extract % DM 1.0 1
Ash % DM 6.9 6.6 7.1 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 8.5 7.6 9.4 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 9.4 8.7 10.0 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.3 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 205 1
Copper mg/kg DM 35 1
Iron mg/kg DM 49 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 10.0 1
Histidine % protein 1.7 1
Isoleucine % protein 5.3 1
Leucine % protein 6.4 1
Lysine % protein 3.0 1
Methionine % protein 1.5 1
Phenylalanine % protein 4.7 1
Threonine % protein 3.2 1
Tryptophan % protein 1.1 1
Tyrosine % protein 2.9 1
Valine % protein 5.4 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 7.7 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 80.8 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 39.4 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 7.8 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 6.7 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 2.7 *

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

References

Bris et al., 1970; Gowda et al., 2004; Lyman et al., 1958; Woodman, 1945

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:56

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