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Common vetch (Vicia sativa), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 19.3 3.3 16.2 25.8 12
Crude protein % DM 23.0 5.1 12.5 35.9 19
Crude fibre % DM 25.4 3.6 21.3 35.1 16
NDF % DM 36.7 11.3 13.1 46.6 7
ADF % DM 28.5 3.3 24.3 33.7 7
Lignin % DM 6.1 1
Ether extract % DM 2.5 0.8 1.2 3.1 5
Ash % DM 9.8 1.5 4.8 12.0 19
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.0 2.6 4.9 15.1 14
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.4 0.9 2.6 6.1 14
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 5.3 1
Glycine % protein 1.9 1
Histidine % protein 1.3 1
Isoleucine % protein 3.7 1
Leucine % protein 7.5 1
Lysine % protein 5.3 1
Methionine % protein 0.9 1
Phenylalanine % protein 2.7 1
Threonine % protein 5.8 1
Tyrosine % protein 1.2 1
Valine % protein 1.8 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.8 6.4 60.4 80.1 11 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.8 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 78.9 3.6 73.1 84.1 9
a (N) % 39.7 1
b (N) % 55.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.074 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 75 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 70 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Berhane et al., 2006; Djouvinov et al., 1998; Dougall et al., 1966; Neumark, 1970; Ronda Lain et al., 1963; Tisserand et al., 1989; Turgut et al., 2004

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:02

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