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Caribbean stylo (Stylosanthes hamata), fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 29.0 10.0 19.8 66.3 19  
Crude protein % DM 15.9 4.2 10.1 23.6 36  
Crude fibre % DM 33.2 7.3 23.8 48.8 29  
NDF % DM 51.6 9.5 48.5 72.6 6 *
ADF % DM 40.1 9.5 30.1 48.5 3 *
Lignin % DM 9.1 3.8 5.4 12.8 3 *
Ether extract % DM 2.6 0.6 1.8 3.8 30  
Ash % DM 8.1 1.5 5.3 10.9 35  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 14.4 3.9 7.7 20.1 33  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.4 0.8 2.3 33  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.0 4.5 8.6 22.8 30  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.9 0.8 2.4 5.5 33  
Zinc mg/kg DM 79       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 19       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 663       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 61.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *

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

References

Abaunza et al., 1991; Bamikole et al., 2001; Bamikole et al., 2004; Bamikole, 2003; Bandla Srinivas et al., 2010; CIRAD, 1991; Gowda et al., 2004; Mero et al., 1997

Last updated on 16/08/2013 22:29:33

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