feed conversion efficiency

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feed conversion efficiency

The efficiency with which a food (e.g., meal, grain or feed) is converted into animal protein.
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3 Food conversion ratio (FCR) = food eaten/weight gain Mean growth rate (MGR) = weight gain/Time (days) Specific growth rate = (ln final weight - ln initial weight/84 days) x 100 Protein efficiency ratio = weight gain/crude protein fed Table 5: Summary of Water quality parameters during the study period Parameters Minimum Maximum Mean [+ or -] SD Temperature 25.
The availability of natural foods is posited as the major cause of differences in growth, yield, and food conversion ratios between aquaria, pools, and earthen ponds.