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Red bush willow (Combretum apiculatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 47.5       1  
Crude protein % DM 11.7 0.6 10.7 12.4 7  
Crude fibre % DM 19.3   17 21.6 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 31.9 1.9 27.8 33.4 7  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 23 2.7 18.6 26.1 7  
Lignin % DM 4.7 1.8 2.6 8 7  
Ether extract % DM 4.2 0.7 3.6 5.4 6  
Ash % DM 6.3 1.9 5.1 10 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 13.3 7.5 8.9 28.4 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 0.4 0.9 1.9 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 7.6 3.2 5.7 13.3 5  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.09 0.12 0.04 0.3 5  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.2 0.4 2.8 3.8 5  
Manganese mg/kg DM 132 118 29 320 5  
Zinc mg/kg DM 21 7 13 31 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 30 23 8 66 5  
Iron mg/kg DM 347 95 178 399 5  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 52       1  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 59 5 51 64 5  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 60          
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 28       1 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 32       1 *
a (N) % 4       1  
b (N) % 44       1  
c (N) h-1 0.072       1  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 60       1 *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=4%) % 66       1 *
a (DM) % 35       1  
b (DM) % 59       1  
c (DM) h-1 0.045       1  

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

References

Aganga et al., 1999; Balogun et al., 1998; Groenewald et al., 1967; Lukhele et al., 2003

Last updated on 06/11/2019 14:15:38

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