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ANS 320, Quiz 2 Study Guide

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ANS 320, Quiz 2 Study Guide AN S 320

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This study guide includes the material that is going to be on quiz 2. Quiz 2 will be on digestibility, feed efficiency, and energy systems. The math that will be on this quiz includes: NFE, TDN, Di...
Animal Feeds and Feeding
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ANS320, Digestibility, NFE, TDN, ADIN, Feedefficiency, energysystems
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Date Created: 09/20/16
Review – Quiz 2 Consists of:  Digestibility  Feed efficiency  Energy systems  Feed efficiency o Major contributor of profitability – feed most expensive thing for farmers Calculate gross feed efficiency and feed conversion ratio o “Gross” Feed Efficiency: live weight gain per intake  Gain/intake; also known as Gain to Feed ratio  Higher number better; animals gaining more on less feed o Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR): intake per live weight gain  Intake/gain; also known as Feed to Gain  Lower number better; animals eating less per amount gained Explain relative feed efficiency among species (most to least efficient) o Cattle (beef) less efficient o Fish is the most efficient Understand digestibility experimental design o Animal is generally placed in a metabolism crate or crate o Have to calculate:  Feed intake including orts (spilled food)  Fecal output  Appropriate diet samples o Adjustment period: first 10-14 days  Free digestive tract of prior undigested feed  Feed to a constant rate Isocalorically – maintain body weight  NOT collecting feces or urine during this time o Collection period: next 4-7 days (varies)  Monogastrics: 3-5 days; Ruminants: 5-7 days  Record feed intake – MUST HAVE ACCURATE INTAKE DATA  Collect ALL feces excreted and weigh Large animals: collect 5-10% subsample Small animals (dogs): collect 100% (all) subsample o Post collection: determine chemical composition and/or energy concentration of feed samples, feces, and orts  Then calculate digestibility Dry Matter Intake (DMI): avg amount of feed (as fed) x %DM of feed o Smaller than as fed intake Fecal Output (FO): avg amt of feces excreted x %DM (Feces) DM digestibility (DMD): (DMI – FO)/DMI) x 100% o Limitations of Digestibility Trials:  Apparent Digestibility: feces composed of undigested nutrients and endogenous materials that did NOT come from diet  Limit fed animals, alters passage rate  Spillage and waste of feed and feces  Errors in analyses  Sorting and selection of feeds Can be useful for total mixed rations (TMRs) Calculate Digestibility o Digestibility (%) = (Consumed – Excreted)/Consumed x 100 Tiger Example: o Consumes 12 lbs meat daily o Diet contains:  70% water, 30% DM  60% protein (DMB) o Excretes: 1 lb of feces daily  Contains: 75% water and 25% DM o What is protein digestibility of diet?  DMI: 12 lb xx 0.30 = 3.6 lb diet consumed  Protein consumed: 3.6 lb x 0.60 = 2.16 lb  Dry feces excreted: 1 lb x 0.25 = 0.25 lb  Fecal protein: 0.25 lb x 0.25 = 0.0625 lb  Protein digestibility: (2.16 lb – 0.0625 lb)/2.16 lb x 100 = 97.11% Calculate TDN o TDN = %DP + %DCF + %DNFE + %DEE  DP = CP x CP digestibility %  DCF = CF x CF digestibility %  DNFE = NFE x NFE digestibility %  DEE = EE x EE digestibility % x 2.25 Strengths and limitations of TDN – basic estimate of digestible energy o Limitations:  Errors in chemical analyses and sample collections (any factors that affect digestibility will impact TDN)  Doesn’t include all energy losses in metabolism Doesn’t include urine or methane gas (3-10% feed energy) losses Doesn’t include – work of digestion, heat of fermentation, heat of nutrient metabolism  Overestimates energy value – forages  Underestimates energy value – concentrates/grains  Not helpful in measuring animal performance Energy partitioning system and its uses o Calculate various components of this system o Define GE, DE, ME, and NE  Gross Energy (GE): Total potential energy of the feed; measured by bomb calorimeter Water, ash, vitamins = no energy  Digestible Energy (DE): GE – FE Not used to express energy in poultry or reptiles  Metabolizable Energy (ME): DE – (FE + UE)  Net Energy (NE): ME – HI (heat increment) HI: increase in heat lost because of energy costs of digestion and metabolic processes (digestion, fermentation, nutrient metabolism) o For management: contributes to thermal regulation in cold climate and heat load in warm climate Must fill maintenance requirement before filling production requirement Math consists of: NFE, TDN, Digestibility, ADIN  Nitrogen Free Extract (NFE): o NFE (as fed): 100 - moisture - CP- EE - CF – Ash o NFE (DMB): 100 – CP – EE – CF – Ash  Total Digestible Nutrients (TDN): o TDN = %DP + %DCF + %DNFE + %DEE  DP = CP x CP digestibility %  DCF = CF x CF digestibility %  DNFE = NFE x NFE digestibility %  DEE = EE x EE digestibility % x 2.25  Digestibility: o (Consumed – Excreted)/Consumed x 100 Acid Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen (ADIN): measure of N remaining in acid detergent fiber residue of feed sample o Total Nitrogen – ADIN = Available N OR ADIN + Available N = Total N o N that is attached to ADF residue and is unavailable to animal as protein o ADIN x 6.25 = amt of unavailable CP


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