food conversion ratio


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food conversion ratio

n
(Veterinary Science) a ratio expressing the weight of food required to produce a unit gain in the live weight of an animal
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Comparison of FCR and FCE: Food conversion ratio of test and reference diets revealed significant differences (P a$?
Due to the high nutritional value of its meat, as compared to other white and red meat and high Food Conversion Ratio (FCR) as compared to other animals and birds, it ensures faster and cheaper food security.
As a result, it was determined that brown trout monoculture was the most advantegous group followed by G50K50 polyculture group, and when ecological and environmental parameters are concerned, G75K25 group, which consumed statistically significantly less food and demonstrated a lower food conversion ratio, would be more beneficial, and for fish breeders, who would like to increase the growth rate of the trout, G66K34 polyculture group would be more useful when compared to brown trout monoculture.
The food conversion ratio (FCR) was significantly better in the BFT and Bioflocs tanks than in the Control ones (p < 0.05; Table 2).
Food conversion ratio (FCR) and protein efficiency ratio (PER) were calculated following the formula as described by