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Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 28.4   28.2 28.6 2  
Crude protein % DM 18.4 2.4 16.1 22.4 6  
Crude fibre % DM 21.6         *
NDF % DM 40.8 4.1 33.6 45.3 6  
ADF % DM 23.7 1.2 21.6 24.9 6  
Lignin % DM 9.8 3.0 5.5 12.9 6  
Ether extract % DM 3.3   3.1 3.6 2  
Ash % DM 6.0   5.5 6.4 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9   17.2 18.9 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.5   10.4 12.5 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4   3.3 3.5 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 36.2   32.9 39.4 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.6   0.5 0.6 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.1   5.0 5.1 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 94   87 101 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 122   112 132 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 9   8 10 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 198   185 210 2  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, pepsin % 58.1 4.2 54.0 63.7 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 78.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 75.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.4         *

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

References

Baertsche et al., 1986; Papanastasis et al., 1999

Last updated on 26/04/2013 17:22:30

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