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Finger millet (Eleusine coracana), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 23.6 6.8 11.7 42.7 17
Crude protein % DM 6.9 1.0 5.1 8.4 19
Crude fibre % DM 36.1 2.9 28.8 39.7 19
NDF % DM 71.2 1.6 68.9 72.6 4 *
ADF % DM 42.1 2.1 36.7 42.1 4 *
Lignin % DM 5.8 0.4 4.7 5.8 4 *
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.4 0.8 2.3 19
Ash % DM 9.6 1.9 7.4 12.9 19
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 6.5 0.9 5.1 8.4 17
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.5 0.8 2.5 17
Potassium g/kg DM 22.3 2.6 17.4 27.5 17
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.9 0.6 2.2 4.2 17
Manganese mg/kg DM 202 21 183 229 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 24 2 21 26 4
Copper mg/kg DM 5 0 5 6 4
 
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
DM digestibility, pepsin % 64.6 6.3 58.1 73.2 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 60.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.3 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Madibela et al., 2004; Patel, 1966

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:11

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