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"Beef, pork, poultry, and fish. 'Excluding butter.

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feed consumed by a particular class of livestock. Table 3 shows the percentage of energy and protein in the feed of animals that is recovered as edible animal products in the United States (5). These gross conversion efficiencies do not consider that livestock consume feeds of no value to humans (eg, range grass, pastures, hays, silage, straw, stover, stubble) or are not readily consumed by humans, such as feed grains (sorghum, barley, oats, millet, triticale) and by-products from the food industry (bran, gluten feeds, hulls, oilseed meals, tankage, meat and bone meal, feather meal, blood meal, whey, brewers and distillers grains, citrus and sugar-beet pulp, inedible fats). Table 4 shows the consumption of concentrates and forages, and the percentage of each used in the diets of U.S. livestock (5). China

Table 3. Gross Efficiency of Converting Animal Feed into Edible Products for Humans

Percentage recovered

Table 3. Gross Efficiency of Converting Animal Feed into Edible Products for Humans

Percentage recovered

Animal products

Calories

Protein

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

It is a well known fact that homemade food is always a healthier option for pets when compared to the market packed food. The increasing hazards to the health of the pets have made pet owners stick to containment of commercial pet food. The basic fundamentals of health for human beings are applicable for pets also.

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