Energy, protein and fibre digestibility of paprika meal for rabbits

 J. Garcia, M.J. Villamide, J.C. De Blas

Abstract

Twenty New Zealand White x Californian growing rabbits between 46 and 51 d of age were used to determine energy, protein and fibra digestibilities of paprika meal. The nutritive value was determined by the substitution method using a basal diet formulated for a high energy content (11.4 MJ DE kg-1) to balance the low nutritive value of the paprika meal. This feedstuff was substituted at a 24.4% in the basal diet. Energy, protein and NDF digestibilities (%) of paprika meal calculated by difference were 38.2(±2.55), 63.1 (±4.42) and 30. 7(±6,06), respectively, and its digestible energy value was 7.34(±0.49) MJ kg-1 DM. Standard errors of these estimations were similar respect to those obtained with other fibrous by-products studied previously.


Full Text:

PDF

Abstract Views

487
Metrics Loading ...

Metrics powered by PLOS ALM




 

 Universitat Politècnica de València

 

Official journal of the World Rabbit Science Association (WRSA)

 

e-ISSN: 1989-8886     ISSN: 1257-5011   https://doi.org/10.4995/wrs