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Purple vetch (Vicia benghalensis), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 17.3 3.9 11.8 23.9 15  
Crude protein % DM 22.1 3 18.2 29.3 15  
Crude fibre % DM 28.4 3.8 20.1 32.7 15  
Ether extract % DM 3.7 0.5 3.2 4.4 5  
Ash % DM 10 1.5 8.3 13.9 15  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.6          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 41.3 6.8 28.9 48 7 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 32.7 5.4 24.9 38.4 5 *
Lignin % DM 7.6         *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 15 6.2 5.8 29.8 14  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4 0.5 3.1 4.7 14  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 65         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 83 2 81 87 7  

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

References

AFZ, 2017; Alibes et al., 1990; Tisserand et al., 1989

Last updated on 21/12/2017 10:07:54

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