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Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.2 2.0 86.7 96.2 18  
Crude protein % DM 14.8 3.3 9.9 22.9 20  
Crude fibre % DM 32.6 6.8 21.1 43.3 11  
NDF % DM 49.0 5.3 42.6 59.2 17  
ADF % DM 37.2 5.2 28.6 46.8 17  
Lignin % DM 8.0 1.7 4.1 11.2 16  
Ether extract % DM 1.7 0.5 1.1 2.6 11  
Ash % DM 13.7 2.7 8.9 18.7 19  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 0.7 16.9 18.7 5 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 13.1 3.1 7.2 17.0 14  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.9 1.6 1.1 5.6 14  
Potassium g/kg DM 33.2 10.0 11.7 45.3 9  
Sodium g/kg DM 2.6   1.2 4.1 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.6 1.6 4.2 9.2 10  
Manganese mg/kg DM 97 27 70 124 3  
Zinc mg/kg DM 56 20 40 79 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 6 1 5 7 3  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 4.8 7.7 0.1 18.0 6  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 59.7         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 64.1       1  
a (N) % 24.2       1  
b (N) % 63.4       1  
c (N) h-1 0.068       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 64         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 58         *

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

References

Abule et al., 1995; Baloyi et al., 2001; Chakeredza et al., 2002; CIRAD, 1991; Foster et al., 2009; Nsahlai et al., 1996; Patnayak et al., 1979; Ravhuhali et al., 2011; Singh et al., 2010; Umunna et al., 1997; Van Wyk et al., 1951

Last updated on 12/09/2013 00:24:21

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