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Table 1 The formulation of the experimental diet (g/100 g)

From: Reproductive performance of laying snails (Archachatina marginata) fed on roughages and different concentrate mixes

  GNCD GLLM MOLM LLLM
Maize 50 50 50 50
Wheat offal 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5
Groundnut cake 16.5
Gliricidia 16.5
Moringa 16.5
Leucaena 16. 5
Bone meal 3 3 3 3
Oyster shell 3 3 3 3
Total 100 100 100 100
Nutrient composition of experimental diet
 Dry matter (%) 83.46 74.17 72.02 72.78
 Crude protein (%) 17.10 13.70 14.58 14.82
 Metabolizable energy (kcal/g) 2.67 2.30 2.30 2.23
 Ether extract (%) 3.95 3.78 5.17 3.72
 Crude fiber (%) 4.16 7.15 4.17 7.01
 Ash 8.52 8.71 9.05 9.11
 Nitrogen-free extract 66.27 66.66 67.03 65.34
 Calcium (%) 2.23 2.35 2.40 2.51
 Phosphorus (%) 0.61 0.63 0.75 0.62