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Samoan clover (Desmodium scorpiurus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 16.8          
Crude protein % DM 16.4   14.5 19.3 3  
Crude fibre % DM 28.9   28.4 29.3 2  
Ether extract % DM 2.5   2.1 3 2  
Ash % DM 10.9   9.7 12.1 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 46.1          
Acid detergent fibre % DM 32.7          
Lignin % DM 31.4          
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 12.5          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.1          
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.2          
Potassium g/kg DM 34.1          
Sodium g/kg DM 0.08          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 65         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 50          
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.1         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.9         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 45         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 23         *

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

References

Bermúdez et al., 1968; Blair Rains, 1963; Lebas et al., 2012

Last updated on 15/12/2017 17:16:02

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