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Common vetch (Vicia sativa), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 87.9 4.4 75.0 91.0 13  
Crude protein % DM 28.4 5.3 14.7 35.8 15  
Crude fibre % DM 4.7 1.2 2.2 5.7 8  
NDF % DM 15.7 2.9 13.6 21.7 7  
ADF % DM 7.5 1.9 3.8 9.6 7  
Lignin % DM 0.9       1  
Ether extract % DM 1.5 0.7 0.9 3.0 8  
Ash % DM 4.0 1.6 2.4 7.5 12  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 48.7 9.1 42.4 64.6 5  
Total sugars % DM 1.8   1.7 1.9 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9   18.3 20.1 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.2 5.6 0.4 13.8 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.8 1.1 3.7 6.0 6  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.1   3.9 4.3 2  
Arginine % protein 6.4   5.0 7.7 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 11.0   10.0 11.9 2  
Cystine % protein 0.9       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 18.1   14.2 22.0 2  
Glycine % protein 4.2   3.9 4.4 2  
Histidine % protein 2.7   2.5 2.9 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.0   2.9 3.0 2  
Leucine % protein 6.1   6.0 6.1 2  
Lysine % protein 5.8   5.7 5.8 2  
Methionine % protein 0.9       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.1   3.0 5.1 2  
Proline % protein 4.1   3.9 4.3 2  
Serine % protein 4.3   4.1 4.5 2  
Threonine % protein 3.3   2.9 3.6 2  
Tyrosine % protein 2.0   1.9 2.1 2  
Valine % protein 4.9   3.4 6.4 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 3.1 3.1 0.3 6.1 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 92.5   90.5 92.5 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 91.1   84.0 91.1 2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.2   14.6 17.2 2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 86.0       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 54       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 82.4         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.5         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.7         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.6         *

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

References

Abreu et al., 1998; AFZ, 2011; Aguilera et al., 1992; Aletor et al., 1994; Grela et al., 1995; Hadjipanayiotou et al., 1985; Prieto et al., 1994

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:03

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