fish meal

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fish′ meal`

or fish′meal`,

dried fish ground for use as fertilizer, animal feed, or an ingredient in other foods.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: meal - ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer - a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
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Fish meal has a sufficient and balanced content of amino acids when compared with plant protein sources that are often limited in some of the essential amino acids with consequent negative effects on growth and feed utilization when substituted for fish meal in diet formulations (Wilson, 1989).
The industry leaders argue that if they are forced to switch to the alternative fish meal, the cost of rearing chickens would go up by 10 percent.
The apparent digestibility of crude fat in the present study was much close to the values reported by NRC (1993) which range from 85-95% for fish meal.
Dietary treatments included the following: i) Fish meal, corn-vegetable by-product basal diet+9.95% fish meal (TripleNine, Esbjerg, Denmark); ii) Meat meal, cornvegetable by-product basal diet+9.95% meat meal (DK O&T, Eumseong, Korea); iii) Poultry meal, corn-vegetable by-product basal diet+9.95% poultry meal (Harim Co, Ltd., Iksan, Korea); and iv) Tenebrio molitor, corn-vegetable by-product basal diet+ 9.95% Tenebrio molitor (mealworm) larvae (3.5-month old, Daehan Feed Co, Ltd., Incheon, Korea).
Digestibility coefficients for MOLM based diet at 10% replacement level of fish meal, increased 13.98%, 14.29% and 10.52% for crude fat, crude protein and supposed gross energy when compared to control diet, respectively.
Hussein Habib, Hussam Habib's father expressed how impressed he was from singer Sherine Abdelwahab's daughter who happens to be his son's wife in honest words about a fish meal she cooked.
The twelve ingredients used were: pork meal (meat and bones, USA); poultry meal (poultry products prime, USA); hydrolyzed feather meal (USA); turkey meal (60% turkey and 40% poultry products, USA); fish meal (sardine, Mexico); shrimp meal (Mexico), all animal meal were supplied by Proteinas Marinas y Agropecuarias, S.A.
The dead fishes gathered were sold at P200 per 40-kilo banyera as fish meal for fishpond operators raising crabs and prawns in other fishpond areas of Bulacan, Cruz said.
Being cheaper as compared with imported ingredients, local fish meal will increase availability of cheaper and nutritious animal protein to address malnutrition.
Compared to a control diet (fish meal protein source), the experimental diets containing only lipids were consumed less, with phospholipids promoting the highest feed intake.
In the first study, the investigators compared the protein and overall digestibility of three dry (extruded) dog foods that were formulated containing equivalent amounts of either lamb meal, fish meal, or poultry meal (1).