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Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 15.0 2.0 12.2 17.0 4
Crude fibre % DM 19.0 6.6 10.9 25.0 4
Ether extract % DM 1.8 0.2 1.6 2.1 4
Ash % DM 11.3 0.8 10.3 12.2 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.0 2.6 11.0 17.0 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4 0.4 2.9 3.8 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 65.1 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 9.3 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 75.0 1

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

References

Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:57

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