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Sweet thorn (Acacia karroo), aerial part, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 87.3 7.4 72.9 94.5 8  
Crude protein % DM 13.4 3.1 10.6 23.2 15  
Crude fibre % DM 18.2   11.9 25.9 3  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 46.2 10.5 26.8 56.8 10  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 27.8 9.4 14.6 46.5 10  
Lignin % DM 12.3   7.1 20 4  
Ether extract % DM 2.8   2 3.6 2  
Ash % DM 8.2 3 5.1 15.3 9  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1       1 *
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Myristic acid C14:0 % fatty acids 3.9       1  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 28.7       1  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 9.2       1  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 5.8       1  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 16.9       1  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 34.4       1  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.3 8.1 3.8 27 7  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 1 0.08 3.3 7  
Potassium g/kg DM 6.9 4 1.9 12 5  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.49   0.1 3.2 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.3 1.9 0.4 5.3 5  
Manganese mg/kg DM 23   13 32 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 34 25 2 66 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 12   9 14 3  
Iron mg/kg DM 204 174 15 424 5  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 20   10 20 3  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 40 30 4 80 8  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 49   45 53 2  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 45   40 49 2  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 47   44 48 4  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 53   48 59 4  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 53          
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 50.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.5         *

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

References

AFZ, 2017; Aganga et al., 2000; Aganga et al., 2008; Groenewald et al., 1967; Halimani et al., 2005; Mapiye et al., 2009; Marume et al., 2012; Matlebyane et al., 2009; Mokoboki et al., 2005; Mokoboki et al., 2011; Mokoboki et al., 2011

Last updated on 09/11/2019 01:31:33

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