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Creeping indigo (Indigofera spicata and Indigofera hendecaphylla), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 20.0       1  
Crude protein % DM 18.5 5.7 12.3 25.0 5  
Crude fibre % DM 33.0 5.6 27.2 38.4 3  
NDF % DM 36.3       1  
Ether extract % DM 2.5 1.8 0.8 4.3 3  
Ash % DM 9.0 2.7 5.3 11.7 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 12.3       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.0       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 62.1         *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 67       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 9.0       1  

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

References

Bezabih et al., 2014; Hutton et al., 1958; Nordfeldt et al., 1952; Sen, 1938; Telford et al., 1947

Last updated on 03/12/2014 00:35:07

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