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Barbadinho (Desmodium barbatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 20.8 1
Crude protein % DM 13.9 2.0 12.1 17.3 7
Crude fibre % DM 29.2 5.9 22.6 34.0 3
NDF % DM 38.1 4.5 34.9 44.5 4
ADF % DM 28.6 3.7 24.5 33.0 4
Lignin % DM 9.2 1.6 7.6 10.6 4
Ether extract % DM 2.1 1
Ash % DM 6.5 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 8.9 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 1
Potassium g/kg DM 8.9 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 1
 
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
DM digestibility, pepsin % 74.9 8.5 66.1 86.2 4

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

References

Chamorro et al., 2005; Otero, 1952; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:42

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