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Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 94.1 1.8 92.7 97.2 5  
Crude protein % DM 12.5 0.9 11.1 13.9 6  
Crude fibre % DM 21.2 4.8 16.8 27.7 4  
NDF % DM 46.3   40.2 52.3 2  
ADF % DM 37.3   31.7 42.8 2  
Lignin % DM 5.7       1  
Ether extract % DM 2.8 1.2 1.3 4.3 6  
Ash % DM 3.6 1.6 0.4 4.8 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.5 2.0 2.3 7.0 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 0.3 1.0 1.7 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.2 1.2 13.9 16.0 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 0.1 1.1 1.2 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 22   11 33 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 18   16 20 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 4   4 5 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 13.3       1  
Cystine % protein 1.2       1  
Glycine % protein 4.4       1  
Histidine % protein 2.7       1  
Isoleucine % protein 2.7       1  
Leucine % protein 6.6       1  
Lysine % protein 4.0       1  
Methionine % protein 1.0       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.5       1  
Threonine % protein 2.4       1  
Tryptophan % protein 1.1       1  
Tyrosine % protein 2.3       1  
Valine % protein 3.5       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 7.6       1  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 1.9       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 87.3         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 85.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.1         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 80.1       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 56.9         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.7         *

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

References

Barman et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Groenewald et al., 1967; Habit et al., 1988; Mahgoub et al., 2005

Last updated on 28/11/2013 11:55:43

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