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Fonio (Digitaria exilis), straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 94.1 4.4 90.1 97 5  
Crude protein % DM 5.6   5 6.3 4  
Crude fibre % DM 32.7   30.1 35.3 2  
Ether extract % DM 1.4   0.6 2 3  
Ash % DM 6.6   6 7 4  
Insoluble ash % DM 3         *
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 67.2   60.1 68.2 2 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 44.7         *
Lignin % DM 6.6       1 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.9       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.7       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.2       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.5       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 23       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 4       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 2903       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 48.1         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 51.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 25         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 60          
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 6.8         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 3.4         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 37.2         *

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

References

Akinfemi, 2012; Hartley et al., 1938; Karbo et al., 2002; Mbahi et al., 2017; Vall et al., 2008

Last updated on 26/07/2019 10:01:49

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