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Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 25.5 7 9.4 36 14  
Crude fibre % DM 20.7         *
Ether extract % DM 1.7          
Ash % DM 12.1          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 31.3 7 17.7 38.4 11 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 23.3 4.4 15.7 28.9 11  
Lignin % DM 5 1.5 2.4 7.8 11 *
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 12.3          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.2          
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.2          
Potassium g/kg DM 17.9          
Sodium g/kg DM 0.11          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 71         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 75         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67         *
a (N) % 42          
b (N) % 47          
c (N) h-1 0.07          

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

References

Bartha, 1970; Khandaker et al., 1996; Mansoer et al., 1995

Last updated on 20/12/2017 23:42:29

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