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Faba bean (Vicia faba), aerial part, straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.7 0.7 88.6 90.7 9  
Crude protein % DM 7.4 1.9 5.0 10.9 12  
Crude fibre % DM 39.2 9.3 23.9 50.3 11  
NDF % DM 59.6 11.7 42.0 74.5 10  
ADF % DM 51.5 12.5 30.0 71.5 11  
Lignin % DM 10.3 4.1 4.9 15.9 9  
Ether extract % DM 1.3   1.0 1.5 2  
Ash % DM 8.8 5.4 3.3 18.4 13  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.1 2.5 9.4 14.0 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 0.3 0.9 1.5 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.4   1.9 4.8 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 24       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 39       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 37.4 36.7 6.5 80.6 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 46.9 9.2 37.1 55.3 3  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 43.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.4         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 38.3       1  

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

References

Abreu et al., 1998; AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Asar et al., 2010; Bruno-Soares et al., 2000; CIRAD, 1991; Grimit, 1984; Hadjipanayiotou et al., 1985; Nsahlai et al., 1996

Last updated on 01/12/2014 10:33:18

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