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Feathery bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 47.0 45.9 48.0 2
Crude protein % DM 16.9 1.9 15.3 19.0 3
Crude fibre % DM 28.8 1
NDF % DM 61.9 58.9 64.8 2
ADF % DM 39.3 37.1 41.4 2
Lignin % DM 14.3 12.6 15.9 2
Ether extract % DM 2.5 2.4 0.5 5.2 3
Ash % DM 11.2 8.7 1.2 16.9 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 16.0 18.1 2 *
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 5.0 4.0 6.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 70.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 67.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7 *

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

References

Barnett, 1926; Dongmeza et al., 2009

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

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