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Sicklebush (Dichrostachys cinerea), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 51.7 10.4 40.7 73.8 11  
Crude protein % DM 15.6 2.5 10.5 19.4 55  
Crude fibre % DM 25.1 3.1 19.6 32.1 17  
NDF % DM 52.2 7.6 39.2 63.9 42  
ADF % DM 39.2 7.9 25.1 51.8 42  
Lignin % DM 20.6 7.3 9.4 32.6 33  
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.7 0.9 3.5 18  
Ash % DM 6.7 1.4 4.4 11.3 48  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.1 3.8 3.8 18.6 18  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.3 0.4 0.7 2.0 17  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.2 3.5 2.1 14.1 15  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.8 3.1 1.8 14.7 15  
Manganese mg/kg DM 39   2 75 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 74 110 2 200 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 10       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 182       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 31.1 31.9 3.2 100.0 9  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 37.0 27.7 0.4 74.0 5  

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

References

Aganga et al., 2000; Aganga et al., 2005; Aganga et al., 2008; Bayer, 1990; Berhane et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Makkar et al., 1997; Makkar et al., 1998; Mokoboki et al., 2011; Mtengeti et al., 2006; Rubanza et al., 2003; Shayo et al., 1999; Tefera et al., 2008

Last updated on 09/01/2015 11:37:10

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