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Table 2 Analyzed chemical composition of the two BSF meals and of the three experimental diets

From: Nutritional value of a partially defatted and a highly defatted black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens L.) meal for broiler chickens: apparent nutrient digestibility, apparent metabolizable energy and apparent ileal amino acid digestibility

Items BSFp meal BSFh meal Basal diet BSFp diet BSFh diet
Dry matter, g/kg diet 942 985 889 897 906
Organic matter, g/kg DM 901 907 814 817 824
Crude protein, g/kg DM 553 655 246 343 374
Ether extract, g/kg DM 180 46 71 103 72
Gross energy, MJ/kg DM 24.4 21.2 18.7 20.0 19.4
Chitin, g/kg DM 50 69 - 17 21