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Black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens), dehydrated

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.3 1.1 90.0 92.5 5  
Crude protein % DM 42.1 1.0 41.1 43.6 5  
Crude fibre % DM 7.0       1  
Ether extract % DM 26.0 8.3 15.0 34.8 5  
Ash % DM 20.6 6.0 14.6 28.4 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 22.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 75.6 17.1 50.0 86.3 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 9.0 4.0 6.4 15.0 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 6.9       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.3       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.9       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 246       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 108       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 6       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 1370       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 7.7 0.8 6.9 8.8 4  
Arginine % protein 5.6 0.3 5.3 6.1 4  
Aspartic acid % protein 11.0 1.8 8.5 12.5 4  
Cystine % protein 0.1       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 10.9 2.4 8.7 13.5 4  
Glycine % protein 5.7 0.8 5.2 6.8 4  
Histidine % protein 3.0 1.0 2.3 4.5 4  
Isoleucine % protein 5.1 0.5 4.7 5.6 4  
Leucine % protein 7.9 0.6 7.1 8.4 4  
Lysine % protein 6.6 0.9 6.0 8.0 4  
Methionine % protein 2.1 0.3 1.7 2.4 4  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.2 0.4 4.6 5.6 4  
Proline % protein 6.6   5.5 7.7 2  
Serine % protein 3.1 1.9 0.3 4.2 4  
Threonine % protein 3.7 1.7 1.3 4.8 4  
Tryptophan % protein 0.5       1  
Tyrosine % protein 6.9 0.7 6.0 7.7 4  
Valine % protein 8.2 1.3 6.4 9.1 4  

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

References

Arango Gutierrez et al., 2004; Newton et al., 1977; Sealey et al., 2011; St-Hilaire et al., 2007

Last updated on 04/07/2013 16:19:47

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