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Table 1 Chemical composition of the experimental diets (%)

From: Effect of biologically upgraded cocoa pod husk meal on growth, serum and antioxidant properties of two rabbit breeds

Ingredients Diet I Diet II Diet III
0% CPH 12.5% CPH 25% CPH
Maize 18.40 21.10 19.40
GNC 8.70 7.80 4.10
PKC 25.50 10.80 7.40
SBM 4.50 4.10 3.10
Wheat offal 6.90 3.40 0.40
GNH 34.20 38.50 38.50
FCPH 0.00 12.50 25.00
Vegetable oil 0.80 0.80 1.10
Lysine 0.10 0.10 0.10
Methionine 0.10 0.10 0.10
Limestone 0.40 0.40 0.40
Premix 0.20 0.20 0.20
Salt 0.20 0.20 0.20
Total 100.00 100.00 100.00
Calculated composition    
Dry matter, DM (%) 90.15 89.87 89.29
Metabolisable energy, ME (Kcal/kg) 2505.89 2506.44 2501.95
Crude protein, CP (%) 15.92 15.95 15.68
Crude fibre, CF (%) 15.64 15.05 15.04
Calcium, Ca (%) 0.94 0.93 0.82
Av. Phosphorus, P (%) 0.69 0.64 0.59
Lysine (%) 0.87 0.88 0.79
Methionine (%) 0.60 0.59 0.59
Analysed composition    
Dry matter, DM (%) 88.30 88.90 87.86
Crude protein, CP (%) 16.38 16.47 16.01
Crude fibre, CF (%) 15.62 15.07 14.95
Ash (%) 4.51 7.33 7.18
Ether extract (%) 6.32 5.14 5.06
Nitrogen-free extracts (%) 45.47 44.89 44.66
  1. GNC groundnut cake, PKC palm kernel cake, SBM soybean meal, GNH groundnut haulms, FCPH fermented cocoa pod husk
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