TABLE 12-1 Composition of Important Feeds: Energy Values,Proximate Analyses, Plant Cell Wall Constituents, Data Expressed As-Fed and Dry (100% Dry Matter)a

 

Plant Cell Wall Constituents

 

Entry Number

Description

International Feed Numberb

Dry Matter (%)

Gross Energyc (kcal/g)

Crude Protein (%)

Crude Fat (%)

Lino-leic Acid (%)

Lino-lenic Acid (%)

Ash (%)

TDF (%)

NDF (%)

ADF (%)

Cellulose (%)

Hemi-cellulose (%)

Lignin (%)

Data Source

 

Alder Alnus sp

1

leaves, sun-cured

85.0

3.87

18.7

5.1

5.0

17.9

Bath et al., 1999

2

 

100.0

4.55

22.0

6.0

5.9

21.0

 

 

Alfalfa Medicago sativa

3

meal dehy, 15% CP

1-00-022

90.0

15.6

2.2

9.1

46.0

37.0

26.0

11.0

NRC, 1982

4

 

100.0

4.10

17.3

2.4

10.1

51.1

41.1

28.9

12.2

 

5

meal dehy, 17% CP

1-00-023

92.0

17.0

2.6

0.35

9.7

41.2

30.2

22.0

10.0

NRC, 1998; NRC, 1982

6

 

100.0

4.11

18.5

2.8

0.38

10.5

44.8

32.8

23.9

10.9

 

7

meal dehy, 20% CP

1-00-024

92.0

19.6

3.3

0.44

10.4

38.8

26.4

20.0

7.0

NRC, 1998; NRC, 1982

8

 

100.0

4.17

21.3

3.6

0.48

11.3

42.2

28.7

21.7

7.6

 

9

meal dehy, 22% CP

1-07-851

93.0

22.2

4.1

10.2

36.0

26.0

19.0

7.0

NRC, 1982

10

 

100.0

4.27

23.9

4.4

11.0

39.0

28.0

20.0

8.0

 

 

Almond Prunus amygdalus

11

hulls

4-00-359

90.0

1.9

2.7

5.8

29.0

25.0

17.0

4.0

8.0

NRC, 1982

12

 

100.0

4.06

2.1

3.0

6.5

32.0

28.0

19.0

4.0

9.0

 

 

Apple Malus sylvestris

13

fruit, raw, with peel

16.1

0.2

0.4

0.09

0.02

0.3

2.7

1.6

1.0

0.7

USDASR14; Schmidt et al., 1999

14

 

100.0

4.21

1.2

2.2

0.56

0.11

1.6

16.8

10.2

6.0

4.2

 

15

pomace, dehy

89.0

4.4

4.5

2.0

23.1

Bath et al., 1999

16

 

100.0

4.41

4.9

5.1

2.2

26.0

 

17

pomace, oat hulls added, dehy

4-28-096

89.0

4.6

4.7

3.1

40.0

12.0

NRC, 1982

18

 

100.0

4.36

5.2

5.3

3.5

44.9

13.5

 

 

Apricot Prunus armeniaca

19

fruit, dried, sulfured

68.9

3.7

0.5

0.09

0.00

3.1

9.0

USDASR14

20

 

100.0

4.07

5.3

0.7

0.13

0.00

4.4

13.1

 

21

fruit, raw, epd

13.7

1.4

0.4

0.08

0.00

0.8

2.4

1.0

0.6

0.4

USDASR14; Schmidt et al., 1999

22

 

100.0

4.22

10.3

2.9

0.59

0.00

5.5

17.6

7.3

4.7

2.6

 

 

Ash Fraxinus spp.

23

leaves, sun-cured

85.0

12.4

4.7

5.7

NRC, 1971

24

 

100.0

4.38

14.6

5.5

6.7

 

 

Asparagus Asparagus officinalis

25

spear, raw

7.6

2.3

0.2

0.08

0.01

0.6

2.1

1.4

0.9

0.4

USDASR14; Schmidt et al., 1999

26

 

100.0

4.41

30.0

2.6

1.09

0.07

7.5

27.6

17.9

12.4

5.5

 

 

Aspen Populus spp

27

leaves, sun-cured

85.0

14.6

4.6

7.7

26.4

Bath et al., 1999

28

 

100.0

4.30

17.2

5.4

9.1

31.0

 

29

flower buds, spring

38.2

1.84

5.2

Guglielmo and Karasov, 1995

30

 

100.0

4.82

13.5

 

 

Avocado Persea americana

31

fruit, raw, ep, all commerical varieties

25.7

2.0

15.3

1.84

0.11

1.0

5.0

USDASR14

32

 

100.0

7.41

7.7

59.5

7.15

0.43

4.0

19.4

 

 

Bamboo, arrow Psuedosasa japonica

33

leaves

24.1

1.05

3.1

0.7

2.2

18.5

11.8

9.8

6.7

2.0

Warnell, 1988

34

 

100.0

4.35

12.7

2.7

9.1

76.8

48.9

40.5

27.9

8.4

 

 

Banyan, weeping Chinese Ficus benjamina

35

leaves, mature, fresh

39.9

3.4

13.1

Janeke, 1995

36

 

100.0

8.5

32.8

 

 

Banyantree Ficus benghalensis

37

leaves, fresh

2-27-208

32.0

3.1

NRC, 1981

38

 

100.0

9.6

 



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