Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Animal Origin

Fish Meal

Fish Meal

  • Fishery industry by-product, produced by grinding the cleaned, dried tissue of fish cuttings, with or without extraction of the oil.
  • Excellent source of digestible protein, B vitamins, and minerals.
  • Used extensively in poultry diets, but also used in weanling pig diets and in rumen bypass feeds.
  • Palatability can be a problem.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 60%
  • Lysine = 4.7%
  • Ruminant TDN = 71%
  • Monogastric ME = 1460 Kcal/lb
Physical Description - brown color with tiny white bone chips and a powdery texture.

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