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Table 5 Apparent ileal digestibility coefficients (AIDC) of amino acids of the two BSF meals for broilers (n = 5)

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 SEM P-value
Indispensable amino acids
 Arginine 0.79 0.80 0.015 0.841
 Histidine 0.64 0.63 0.022 0.834
 Isoleucine 0.83 0.87 0.018 0.293
 Leucine 0.84 0.89 0.019 0.141
 Lysine 0.80 0.80 0.013 0.753
 Methionine 0.83 0.78 0.023 0.293
 Phenylalanine 0.82 0.86 0.020 0.249
 Threonine 0.73 0.77 0.022 0.675
 Valine 0.90 0.91 0.015 0.833
 Mean 0.80 0.81 0.016 0.917
Dispensable amino acids
 Alanine 0.92 0.99 0.026 0.249
 Aspartic acid 0.82 0.80 0.012 0.234
 Cysteine 0.44 0.45 0.017 0.834
 Glycine 0.66 0.65 0.020 0.548
 Glutamic acid 0.81 0.85 0.013 0.046
 Proline 0.65 0.82 0.041 0.008
 Serine 0.71 0.77 0.019 0.035
 Tyrosine 0.92 0.95 0.019 0.833
 Mean 0.74 0.79 0.014 0.114
Overall meana 0.77 0.80 0.015 0.673
  1. aAverage digestibility of 17 amino acids