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Feather meal

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92 2.6 79.6 96.4 135  
Crude protein % DM 85.5 6.2 69.7 98.1 156  
Crude fibre % DM 1.4 2.1 0.3 10.6 24  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 7.3       1  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 5.5 2.8 2 10.6 8  
Lignin % DM 0          
Ether extract % DM 9.2 3.4 1.5 16.3 65 *
Ash % DM 5.9 4.6 1.2 20.8 136  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.3 0.03 0.2 0.3 6  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 0       1  
Starch (enzymatic) % DM 0          
Total sugars % DM 0.3   0.2 0.6 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 23.5 0.9 22.3 26.9 26 *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 4.7 0.6 3.8 6.8 33  
Arginine g/16g N 6.8 0.9 4.6 10.6 38  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 6.7 0.2 6 7.2 31  
Cystine g/16g N 4.5 0.5 3.4 5.7 34  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 10.5 1.1 8.3 12.2 32  
Glycine g/16g N 7.4 0.7 5.9 8.4 35  
Histidine g/16g N 0.8 0.3 0.3 1.7 38  
Isoleucine g/16g N 4.9 0.5 3.5 6.8 37  
Leucine g/16g N 8 0.6 6.9 9.5 39  
Lysine g/16g N 2.1 0.4 1.2 3.2 41  
Methionine g/16g N 0.7 0.1 0.4 1.1 40  
Methionine+cystine g/16g N 5.2 0.6 4 6.4 33 *
Phenylalanine g/16g N 4.7 0.4 3.5 5.5 36  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 7.5 0.8 6.4 10.3 27 *
Proline g/16g N 9.6 0.7 8.1 11.6 30  
Serine g/16g N 11.1 1.3 8 13.5 33  
Threonine g/16g N 4.7 0.6 3.3 7 40  
Tryptophan g/16g N 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.8 11  
Tyrosine g/16g N 2.8 0.8 2.1 6.8 29  
Valine g/16g N 7.3 1.2 4.8 10.6 39  
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Myristic acid C14:0 % fatty acids 1.8 0.4 1.1 2.2 6  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 33 4.3 24.3 35 6  
Palmitoleic acid C16:1 % fatty acids 6.2 0.2 6 6.4 5  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 12.9 2.3 8.3 14 6  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 38.8 2.6 33.6 40.1 6  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 5 4 3 13.2 6  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 0.5       1  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 13.3 5.4 2.2 22.6 28 *
Phosphorus g/kg DM 8.9 4.6 1.6 25.6 28 *
Potassium g/kg DM 1.4 0.4 0.8 2.4 12  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.32 0.35 0.89 2.26 12  
Chlorine g/kg DM 2.1 0.6 0.7 2.4 9  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.8 1.2 0.3 4.5 11  
Sulfur g/kg DM 18.2 0.6 17.4 19 6  
Manganese mg/kg DM 16 6 7 21 8  
Zinc mg/kg DM 138 20 106 157 8  
Copper mg/kg DM 10 2 7 14 7  
Iron mg/kg DM 536 202 246 833 7  
Selenium mg/kg DM 0.8 0.05 0.7 0.8 5  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 78          
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.5         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 78          
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn cockerel MJ/kg DM 12.4         *
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 12.4         *
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 76.8 4.1 72 82.7 6  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 81.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 74.1 5.9 69 85.2 6  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 36         *
a (N) % 18 3 14 22 6  
b (N) % 25 17 10 48 6  
c (N) h-1 0.121 0.105 0.002 0.25 6  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 29 10 16 41 5 *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=4%) % 31         *
a (DM) % 15 3 10 19 5  
c (DM) h-1 0.126 0.125 0.002 0.27 5  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 23.8         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 22.1         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 100         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 39.7         *

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

References

ADAS, 1988; ADAS, 1990; Aderibigbe et al., 1983; Adewolu et al., 2010; AFZ, 2017; Allan et al., 2000; Anon., 2001; Bandegan et al., 2010; Bargo et al., 2001; Barrows et al., 2015; Bryan et al., 2019; Bryden et al., 2009; Chiou et al., 1995; Church et al., 1982; Dewar, 1967; England et al., 1997; Fialho et al., 1995; Furuya et al., 1988; Garcia et al., 2007; Guimaraes et al., 2008; Hajen et al., 1993; Hegedüs et al., 1990; Howie et al., 1996; Huston et al., 1971; Jongbloed et al., 1990; Kamalak et al., 2005; Kellems et al., 1998; Knabe et al., 1989; Knaus et al., 1998; Latshaw et al., 1994; Lee et al., 1997; Marghazani et al., 2013; McDowell et al., 1974; Miner, 2005; Munguti et al., 2009; Nengas et al., 1995; NRC, 1994; Orskov et al., 1992; Pansri et al., 1987; Papadopoulos et al., 1986; Papadopoulos, 1986; Petit, 1992; Quilici, 1967; Schang et al., 1982; Swanek et al., 2001

Last updated on 31/08/2020 10:38:33

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