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Table 1 Chemical composition of processed cocoa pod husk meal

From: Processed cocoa pod husk dietary inclusion: effects on the performance, carcass, haematogram, biochemical indices, antioxidant enzyme and histology of the liver and kidney in broiler chicken

Composition Quantity (g/kg)
Ash 150.50
Crude fibre 148.30
Crude protein 136.60
Ether extract 64.40
Nitrogen free extract 393.10
Caffeine 0.03
Tannin 0.12
Threobomine 0.36
ME 2420.99 kcal/kg
  1. Metabolizable = (37 × %CP) + (81.8 × %FAT) + (35.5 × %NFE) (Pauzenga, 1985)
  2. ME metabolizable