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Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 36.7 32.2 41.2 2
Crude protein % DM 16.9 4.6 11.7 20.1 3
Crude fibre % DM 26.9 9.0 21.6 37.3 3
Ether extract % DM 3.1 0.5 2.7 3.6 3
Ash % DM 8.9 1.4 7.7 10.5 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 17.0 4.7 11.7 20.8 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.3 1.7 2.2 3
Potassium g/kg DM 15.1 14.1 16.0 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.2 2.3 6.0 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 68.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 65.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Russell, 1947

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:34

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