Animal Nutrition

AZOLLA MEAL:

“AZOLLA MEAL containing 25 % protein available @ 10 per kg .

Best form of nutrietion for cow, pigs, poulty.It has been well established that azolla is an ideal feed substitute, rich in almost all essential amino acids, vitamin A, vitamin B-complex, beta-carotene and minerals viz. Calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, copper and magnesium.”

 

Chemical Composition of Azolla
Sl. No Constituents Composition on Dry Weight Basis (%)
01. Ash 10.5
02. Crude Fibre 9.1
03. Crude Fat 3.0 – 3.3
04. Starch 6.5
05. Soluble Sugar 3.5
06. Crude Proteins 24.0 – 30.0
07. Nitrogen 4.0 – 5.0
08. Phosphorus 0.5 – 0.9
09. Potassium 2.0 – 4.5
10. Calcium 0.4 – 1.0
11. Magnesium 0.5 – 0.6
12. Manganese 0.11 – 0.16
13. Iron 0.06 – 0.26
14. Chlorophyll 0.34 – 0.55
15. Water Holding Capacity 360
16. Color Brownish
17. Smell Fishy
18. Moisture Content 94 (Fresh Azolla)
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