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Indian sandbur (Cenchrus biflorus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 28.8 9.1 15.5 46.6 20  
Crude protein % DM 9.2 4.6 3.7 22.0 30  
Crude fibre % DM 37.0 4.0 27.9 43.0 22  
NDF % DM 72.0         *
ADF % DM 43.0   43.0 49.8 2 *
Lignin % DM 6.0         *
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.4 1.0 2.8 20  
Ash % DM 11.2 2.8 7.4 19.0 30  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.2 2.1 2.0 11.4 23  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.7 0.7 2.9 23  
Potassium g/kg DM 33.2 5.9 19.8 41.8 18  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 0.7 2.0 4.3 18  
Manganese mg/kg DM 109 81 29 263 8  
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 9 16 40 8  
Copper mg/kg DM 5 2 3 11 8  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 70.8   70.0 71.5 2  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 67.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 70.5   70.0 71.0 2  

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

References

Ahmed et al., 2003; Bartha, 1970; Calabro et al., 2007; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1941; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 11/08/2014 22:16:36

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