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Nutrient status of meat content of cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) in Nigeria



Nutrient status of meat content of cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) in Nigeria



Journal of Food Technology 3(4): 498-501



The study assessed the proximate composition, mineral contents and in vitro digestibility of meat of cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) found in Federal College of Agriculture, Nigeria. It was scarified, defeathered, dissected, oven dried, ground and analysed using standard methods. The life weight of the samples was 300+or-10.20 g. The sample contained 76.72% DM crude protein, 0.14% crude fibre and ash 6.41%. It had low level of crude fat (2.14%). The energy level was 365.46 Kcal.

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