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Purple vetch (Vicia benghalensis) seed

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.4       1  
Crude protein % DM 25.6       1  
Crude fibre % DM 6       1  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 22       1  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 11       1  
Lignin % DM 1.7       1  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 43.1       1  
Total sugars % DM 1       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Lysine g/16g N 6.1       1  
Threonine g/16g N 3.4       1  
Methionine+cystine g/16g N 2.1       1 *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 14.2         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 13.1         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 82         *

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

References

Cunha et al., 1993

Last updated on 21/12/2017 14:16:53

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