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False brandy bush (Grewia bicolor), leaves, dry

Dry leaves on the ground or remaining on the branches at the end of the dry season

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.0 4.5 84.2 94.5 4  
Crude protein % DM 11.0 5.1 5.8 16.2 4  
Crude fibre % DM 18.4 1.0 17.5 19.5 4  
NDF % DM 41.6       1  
ADF % DM 28.0       1  
Lignin % DM 9.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 5.8 4.1 1.2 8.9 3  
Ash % DM 13.4 2.6 9.8 15.9 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 30.6 6.2 22.6 37.7 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 0.3 0.9 1.6 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 9.9 5.4 5.7 16.0 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.8 1.6 3.4 6.6 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 70   64 76 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 22   22 22 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 11   6 15 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 71.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 69.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; INFIC, 1978

Last updated on 19/04/2013 18:23:22

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