Table 2: Chemical composition of growing rabbits’ diets as formulated and fed.

Chemical componentsF0F5F10F15

Dry matter ( % )88.688.588.588.5
Total crude fibre ( % )9.349.7911.011.8
Crude fibre from palm-press fibre ( % )01.823.645.46
Crude fibre from other ingredients ( % )9.347.977.336.35
Crude fat ( % )7.517.98.468.78
Digestible energy (kcal/kg)2665266726702675
Crude proteins ( % )17.6217.417.517.6
Lysine ( % )0.820.830.90.88
Methionine ( % )0.380.380.40.38
Methionine + cystine ( % )0.710.700.70.69
Calcium ( % )1.011.001.01.02
Total phosphate ( % )0.940.790.70.66
Ca/P1.071.271.41.55