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Table 3 Apparent nitrogen retention (ANR), apparent fat digestibility (AFD) and apparent metabolisable energy (AMEn) in feed samples

From: In vitro and in vivo evaluation of protein quality of enzymatic treated feather meals

Treatment diet Apparent nitrogen retention (%) Apparent fat digestibility (%) Apparent metabolisable energy (N-corrected) (kcal/kg)
Diet 1 (control) 48.16b 63.05 3005.82
Diet 2 (K6FM) 77.31a 82.40 3277.05
Diet 3 (K82FM) 85.82a 88.20 3445.42
Diet 4 (K6:K82FM) 55.42b 72.92 3255.58
Diet 5 (CMFM) 45.70b 68.76 3148.77
P value 0.0009 0.9089 0.9793
Pool ± SE 11.4751 32.2577 949.0794
  1. Diet 1 = corn soybean meal + 10 % CFM; Diet 2 = corn soybean meal + 10 % K6FM; Diet 3 = corn soybean meal + 10 % K82FM; Diet 4 = corn soybean meal + 10 % K6:K82FM; and Diet 5 = corn soybean meal + 10 % CMFM
  2. a,bMeans within a column with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05)