Dried BSF larvae contain up to 50% protein, 35% fat (with an amino acid composition similar to fishmeal)6% Calcium, 1.2% Phosphorus, 1% Magnesium, 0.3% sodium … Therefore, BSF larvae are recognized and used as high-quality Protein & Fat sources for poultry, pigs, chickens, fish, shrimp, prawns… alternative commercial fish meal.

Protein Is In A Black Soldier Fly Larvae

At the same amount of dryness, the protein contained in BSF larvae has a much higher value than the obtained protein of: bran meal, soybeans, and other commonly used plant proteins in feed such as rapeseed, cottonseed, sunflower meal … Protein content in BSF larvae will vary from 31.2% to 45.7%, the amount of protein will be higher when we feed them by manure. when compared to feeding them only agricultural residues of plant origin. However, this protein% is said to be superior when compared to other traditional animal feed. The lack of protein will make the body of a lean animal will weaken the immune system and easily die from the disease. Besides, the animal will lose weight, muscle weakness, even muscle loss, which greatly affects the performance of the animal.

=> More Info: Nutritional Value Of Black Soldier Fly Larvae

Black soldier fly life cycle

Black Soldier Fly Life Cycle and Black Soldier Fly Larvae – Kimmy Farm Vietnam

Type of Proteins in A BSFL

Black Soldier Fly Larvae Protein Content:

  • Lysine
  • Leucine
  • L-Leucine
  • Valine
  • Arginine
  • Threonine
  • Histidine
  • Phenyalanine+tyrosine
  • Methionine+cysteine
  • …..
BSF Larvae Meal compared to Fish Meal: Amino acids Content in Protein.

BSF Larvae Meal compared to Fish Meal: Amino acids Content in Protein.

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