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Table 3 Amino acid concentration (g/kg DM) 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
Indispensable amino acids
 Arginine 21.5 27.0 14.5 16.0 17.7
 Histidine 12.3 16.3 5.73 7.64 8.66
 Isoleucine 18.5 24.0 9.27 12.0 13.1
 Leucine 28.6 36.7 17.8 20.6 22.9
 Lysine 21.0 25.2 12.1 14.5 15.8
 Methionine 6.46 8.56 2.43 3.52 4.46
 Phenylalanine 16.6 21.8 10.5 12.0 13.4
 Threonine 17.2 21.8 8.06 11.0 12.1
 Valine 27.2 34.5 10.2 15.4 16.7
Dispensable amino acids
 Alanine 34.5 43.7 10.2 17.8 20.1
 Aspartic acid 37.2 48.8 22.5 26.6 30.0
 Cysteine 0.1 0.2 2.49 2.35 2.74
 Glycine 23.5 30.3 9.03 13.6 15.3
 Glutamic acid 48.7 63.7 40.1 41.4 46.2
 Proline 30.6 32.7 12.6 16.1 19.0
 Serine 20.3 26.8 11.8 14.6 16.5
 Tyrosine 26.4 34.1 5.84 11.5 13.5