Lupins for Feed

 

Lupin Meal

Lupin Meal 17

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"lupins are an excellent feed ingredient for many aquaculture species"

Fisheries and agriculture Westren Australia

 Coorow Seeds mills and exports Angustifolius Lupin Kernel Meal (ALKM). Lupinus Agustifolius (Australian Sweet Lupin) dominates worp4230035.jpgld lupin production.  The protein content in the new varieties is high and is further increased once de-hulled and processed into a meal. This product is commonly used in the Aquaculture market and is added to the recipe as a protein source in fish pellets.  The pellets are highly digestible and can be produced to float or sink. This product is highly sought after in the South East Asia market.

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Lupin Meal

 101_0196.jpgLupin meal benefits

  • GMO free
  • mid to high protein (38-45%)
  • good phosphorous retention
  • good protein digestibility
  • safe and reliable feed source
  • increase in pellet sink rates with higher inclusion
  • increase in hardness and durability
  • does not cause enteritis in salmon compared to soy
  • proteins not damage by heat processing
  • cost efficient source of protein

 

 

Table: Chemical Composition (g/kg) of Australian Sweet Lupin seed and kernel meal and soybean on an as received basis
Nutrient g/kg

L.Angustifolius

whole seed

L. Angustifolius

kernel meal

solvent extract

soybean meal

Dry matter 911 900 890
crude protein 322 400 487
Crude fat 58 70 11
Nitrogen free extract 504 408 329
Total calcium 2.2 1.0 4.0
Total phosphorus 3.0 5.1 7.0
Total lysine 15.0 18.2 27.6
Total methionine 2.3 2.8 6.2
Crude fibre 149 87 55
Alkaloids <0.20 <0.12 n/a
Protease inhibitors 0.12 n/a 3.11
Oligosaccharides 41 77 52
Phytate 5.0 n/a 10.0
Ash 27 27 68
Gross energy (MJ) 18.1 18.9 17.6

 

Table: Essential amino acid content of Australian Sweet lupin (g/16gN)
Amino Acid Mean Range Amino Acid Mean Range
Arginine 11.62 10.60-12.90 Phenylalanine 3.85 3.17 - 4.17
Histidine 2.57 2.12-2.86 Theronine 3.54 3.00 - 3.82
Isoleucine 3.91 3.57 - 4.41 Tryptophan 1.00 0.56 - 1.16
Leucine 6.90 5.91 - 7.40 Valine 3.78 3.17 - 4.23
Lysine 4.75 4.22 - 5.19 Cys + met 2.01 1.50 - 2.45
Methionine 0.66 0.49 - 0.82 Tyr + phe 7.55 6.33 - 8.07

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Lupin Meal 17

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Lupin Meal 17 product consists of lupin hulls and particles of lupin kernel.  The product is mainly used for stock feed.  It is highly digestible and has an average of 17% protein.  It is currently used by cattle and sheep growers with excellent customer feedback.

 

 

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