metabolizable


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metabolizable

capable of being converted by metabolism.

metabolizable energy (ME)
said of a feed or ration, the net energy available to an animal after the utilization of some energy in the processes of digestion and absorption and the loss of some of the material as being undigested or indigestible.
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1] is equivalent to a maintenance requirement for metabolizable energy intake of 1.
Yalcin S and AG Onol True metabolizable energy values of some feedingstuffs.
Effect of dietary amino acids and metabolizable energy on the performance of broilers kept at high temperatures.
La produccion de las fracciones a y b fueron diferentes (p<0,05) entre los dias de cosecha, mientras que la tasa constante de produccion de gas y el contenido de energia metabolizable fueron mayores el dia 10.
Webster (1978) definio que el requerimiento de mantenimiento de un animal como la cantidad de energia metabolizable que exactamente equilibraria la produccion de calor y no producir ninguna perdida o ganancia en las reservas de energia del cuerpo.
Figure 17-27 The urea cost is the cost in Mcal of metabolizable energy to dispose of the nitrogen in the ration's unused protein.
The inability to digest raffinose saccharides results in a reduction in metabolizable energy and an increase in flatulents and diarrhea (Kuriyama and Mendel, 1917; Coon et al.
We estimate costs of antlers, milk, and uterine development, in addition to seasonal changes in basal metabolism to derive the minimum density of metabolizable protein and energy required in the diet during late winter, summer, and autumn.