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Table 4 Effect of feeding different levels of kitchen food wastes (KFW) on nutrients digestibility and nutritive values of diets by rabbits

From: Using dried kitchen food wastes as untraditional feed in growing rabbit's diets

Items Control KFW SEM P value
10% 20% 30% 40%
Digestibility coefficient (%)
DM 63.63a 63.40a 63.56a 65.46a 60.16b 0.07 0.016
OM 64.43a 63.72b 63.88b 64.08a 61.11c 0.07 0.011
CP 58.79c 62.30b 62.46a 64.29a 55.54d 0.05 0.001
CF 44.78a 45.75a 45.67a 45.66a 40.58b 0.37 0.048
EE 68.72c 71.33b 75.43b 75.37a 70.55bc 0.29 0.039
NFE 70.32a 67.65b 67.62b 67.46b 66.72b 0.43 0.044
Nutritive values
TDN 61.30c 61.63c 62.15b 64.29a 59.28a 0.14 0.035
DCP 9.98b 10.60a 10.69a 10.97a 09.44c 0.04 0.017
Nitrogen utilization
NI 2.49 2.51 2.54 2.54 2.44 0.44 0.533
NB 1.03b 1.15b 1.18b 1.25a 0.79c 0.08 0.012
NB/NI 41.37b 45.82a 46.46a 49.21a 32.38c 0.54 0.033
  1. a,b,cMeans with different superscripts in the same row differ significantly (P < 0.05)