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Name Definition
Energy digestibility, growing pig

Energy digestibility for growing pigs, calculated as percentage of digestible (total tract) energy relative to the gross energy of the feed.

Energy digestibility, rabbit

Energy digestibility for rabbits, calculated as percentage of digestible (total tract) energy relative to the gross energy of the feed.

Energy digestibility, ruminants

Energy digestibility for ruminants, calculated as percentage of digestible (total tract) energy relative to the gross energy of the feed.

Energy digestibility, salmonids

Energy digestibility for salmonids (salmons and trouts), calculated as percentage of digestible (total tract) energy relative to the gross energy of the feed.

Ether extract

Crude fat, extracted by diethyl ether or petroleum ether, usually without prior hydrolysis.

Ether extract, HCl hydrolysis

Crude fat, extracted by diethyl ether or petroleum ether or hexane, with a prior HCl hydrolysis.