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Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), pods, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 75.2 8.8 59.0 92.8 17  
Crude protein % DM 10.7 1.6 7.0 13.2 30  
Crude fibre % DM 18.8 2.3 13.1 22.0 19  
NDF % DM 33.6 7.0 22.2 43.8 18  
ADF % DM 28.1 7.4 19.4 44.0 18  
Lignin % DM 10.2 3.7 7.0 18.1 14  
Ether extract % DM 2.0 0.5 0.8 2.6 26  
Ash % DM 4.5 0.4 3.6 4.9 30  
Total sugars % DM 29.2       1  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 13.9 1.1 12.2 15.2 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3   18.0 19.9 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.7 0.9 2.4 5.2 19  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.2 1.5 2.4 19  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.0 1.2 13.8 17.5 18  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.8 0.1 0.5 0.9 18  
Manganese mg/kg DM 7   6 9 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 20   15 24 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 6   5 6 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 15.3       1  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 73.0 45.2 27.8 148.2 7  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, pepsin % 70.0 2.3 67.7 72.1 4  
OM digestibility, pepsin-cellulase % 71.9   69.9 73.9 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.0 6.3 50.0 67.0 5  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 61 3 58 66 6  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 56.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 9.3 0.4 8.8 9.9 6  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 29.5 10.2 16.9 38.1 4  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 60.7         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.1         *

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

References

Bruno-Soares et al., 2003; CIRAD, 1991; Foroughbakhch et al., 2006; Groenewald et al., 1967; Kamalak et al., 2012

Last updated on 02/05/2013 17:15:53

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