Evaluation of nutrients composition, anti-nutritional factors and amino acid profiles of sundried cassava starch extract pulp.

  • Raji, M.O. Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, P.M.B 10, Igboora.
  • Abegunde, P. T. Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, P.M.B 10, Igboora.
  • Adams, T. O. Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, P.M.B 10, Igboora.
  • Fasasi, M. O. College of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, PM.B.2240, Alabata Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  • Salako, A. I. Department of Animal Health and Production Technology, Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, P.M.B 10, Igboora.
  • Oso, A. O. College of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, PM.B.2240, Alabata Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State
  • Bamgbose, A. M. College of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Science and Livestock Production, Federal University of Agriculture, PM.B.2240, Alabata Road, Abeokuta, Ogun State
Keywords: Nutrients, Anti-nutritional factors, Amino acid, Broiler

Abstract

This study was conducted to evaluate nutrient composition, anti-nutritional factors and amino acid profiles of sun-dried cassava starch extract pulp in Oyo state. Laboratory analysis revealed values of 94.11, 5.89, 3.40, 1.55, 1.80 and 5.60% for dry matter, moisture, crude protein, ash, ether extract and crude fibre, respectively. The values for sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron were 0.12, 0.23, 0.25, 0.53 and 158.45%, respectively while the anti-nutritional factor; hydrocyanic acid (HCN) had a value of 4.05 mg/kg. The values of amino acids were 0.43, 4.06, 1.64, 2.98, 3.08, 1.04, 1.62, 2.75, 2.03, 1.44, 0.15, 2.67, 1.24, 1.77 and 0.93% for Lysine, leucine, arginine, alanine, valine, isoleucine, Threonine, serine, phenylalanine, proline, methionine, histidine, cystine, tyrosine and tryptophan, respectively. It could be concluded that cassava extract pulp has low anti-nutritional factors, high mineral and energy content. This may make it a good alternate energy feedstuff in livestock diets.

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2021-05-03
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Raji, M.O., Abegunde, P. T., Adams, T. O., Fasasi, M. O., Salako, A. I., Oso, A. O., & Bamgbose, A. M. (2021). Evaluation of nutrients composition, anti-nutritional factors and amino acid profiles of sundried cassava starch extract pulp. Nigerian Journal of Animal Science and Technology (NJAST), 4(1), 111 - 118. Retrieved from https://njast.com.ng/index.php/home/article/view/138