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Earthworm, dehydrated

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.8 1.2 89.0 91.7 4
Crude protein % DM 61.0 7.3 50.9 71.1 7
Crude fibre % DM 3.2 1.4 1.9 5.2 4
Ether extract % DM 8.6 1.6 5.9 10.2 6
Ash % DM 9.4 2.8 5.4 13.1 6
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 21.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 5.4 3.6 1.8 9.0 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 10.2 9.4 11.0 2
Potassium g/kg DM 7.2 6.2 8.3 2
Sodium g/kg DM 4.4 4.3 4.5 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.6 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 18 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 198 1
Copper mg/kg DM 29 1
Iron mg/kg DM 357 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 6.0 1
Arginine % protein 4.5 2.8 6.1 2
Aspartic acid % protein 11.6 1
Cystine % protein 1.0 1
Glutamic acid % protein 13.9 1
Glycine % protein 5.9 1
Histidine % protein 2.2 1.5 2.9 2
Isoleucine % protein 3.5 2.0 5.0 2
Leucine % protein 6.3 4.1 8.6 2
Lysine % protein 7.4 6.4 8.5 2
Methionine % protein 4.0 2.7 5.3 2
Phenylalanine % protein 5.1 4.0 6.3 2
Proline % protein 4.5 1
Serine % protein 4.8 1
Threonine % protein 4.3 4.1 4.4 2
Tyrosine % protein 4.0 1
Valine % protein 5.2 4.4 5.9 2
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 85.1 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 16.7 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.7 *

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

References

Ibanez et al., 1993; Koh et al., 1985; Mekada et al., 1979; Schultz et al., 1977; Sogbesan et al., 2008; Stafford et al., 1984

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:08

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