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Locust or grasshopper meal

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.7 2.3 89.5 94.0 3  
Crude protein % DM 57.3 11.8 29.2 65.9 9  
Crude fibre % DM 8.5 4.1 2.4 14.0 7  
Ether extract % DM 8.5 3.1 4.2 14.1 9  
Ash % DM 6.6 2.5 4.3 10.0 8  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 21.8 2.0 19.5 23.7 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.3       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 1.1       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 3.2       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 10       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 13       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.6   4.1 5.1 2  
Arginine % protein 5.6   3.7 7.4 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.4       1  
Cystine % protein 1.1   0.5 1.7 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 15.4       1  
Glycine % protein 4.8   4.7 4.8 2  
Histidine % protein 3.0   1.9 4.2 2  
Isoleucine % protein 4.0   3.9 4.1 2  
Leucine % protein 5.8   5.6 5.9 2  
Lysine % protein 4.7   3.4 5.9 2  
Methionine % protein 2.3   2.3 2.3 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.4   2.3 4.5 2  
Proline % protein 2.9   2.1 3.8 2  
Serine % protein 5.0       1  
Threonine % protein 3.5   2.9 4.0 2  
Tryptophan % protein 0.8       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.3   3.1 3.6 2  
Valine % protein 4.0   3.8 4.3 2  

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

References

Adeyemo et al., 2008; Alegbeleye et al., 2012; Anand et al., 2008; Balogun, 2011; Hemsted, 1947; Ojewola et al., 2005; Walker, 1975

Last updated on 05/08/2013 16:46:15

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