Proximate composition analysis of feeds

Paulraj, R and Ahamed Ali, S (1982) Proximate composition analysis of feeds. CMFRI Special Publication, 8. pp. 1-9.


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The chemical composition of the feed gives its potential nutritive value and hence, in the assessment of quality of a feed the proximate principles are first determined. The Weende proximate analysis system for analyzing animal feed includes the determination of moisture (dry matter) ether extract (crude fat) crude protein, ash, crude fibre and nitrogen free extract (NFE).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Proximate composition; feeds
Subjects: Biochemistry
Marine Fisheries > Feed
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 07:18
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:21

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