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Siratro (Macroptilium atropurpureum), aerial part, hay

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 85.9   78.7 93.0 2  
Crude protein % DM 15.8 4.5 12.8 24.1 9  
Crude fibre % DM 31.1   31.1 31.2 2  
NDF % DM 63.8 5.6 51.2 66.0 7  
ADF % DM 49.9 7.5 35.5 55.3 8  
Lignin % DM 12.2 3.2 7.2 18.0 8  
Ether extract % DM 1.8       1  
Ash % DM 10.7 3.9 8.8 20.0 9  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.6 6.1 10.1 22.2 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.9 1.3 3.0 3  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 12.4       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 53.5 3.2 50.5 58.8 6  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 50.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 80.9       1  

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Matizha et al., 1997; McLeod et al., 1976; Mero et al., 1998; Mupangwa et al., 2000

Last updated on 18/03/2013 17:26:16

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