TABLE 2-2 Biologic and Metabolic Parameters of Species Fed Dry Diets

Species

Sex

n

Age (y)

Body Weight (kg)

DMa Intake (g·BWkg-1·d-1)

MEb Intake (kcal·BWkg-1·d-1)

DMc (% dig.)

GEd (% dig.)

Reference

Aye-aye

Daubentonia madagascariensis

M/F

4

adult

2.46

45.9

106

 

Sterling et al., 1994

Baboons

Papio sp.

F

11

adult

15.6

15.4

48

 

Wene et al., 1982

P. ursinus

F

17

adult

18.8

16.0

51

Bielert and Busse, 1983

P. cynocephalus and P. anubis

F

6

adult

20.0

17.1

58

Roberts et al., 1985

Guerezas (values for 3):

Colobus guereza kikuyuensis, Pygathrix nemaeus nemaeus, Trachypithecus f. francoisi

M

7

adult

7.54

28.3

110DE

81.2

80.9

Edwards and Ullrey, 1999b

Howlers (values for 3):

Alouatta caraya, A. villosa palliata, A. seniculus sara

M

7

adult

7.52

17.6

57.9DE

69.3

68.5

Edwards and Ullrey, 1999b

Lemuridae (values for 3):

Lemur fulvus mayottensis, L. mongoz mongoz, L. catta

M/F

13

adult

2.5

22.0

78.0

 

King, 1978

F

3

adult

4.58

30.0

66.2DE

53.3

48.8

Edwards and Ullrey, 1999a

F

2

adult

4.83

27.4

61.7DE

47.7

44.4

Edwards and Ullrey, 1999a

Macaca

Macaca mulatta

M

3

adult

9.0

11.6

40.8

 

Robbins & Gavan, 1966

M. mulatta

F

14

adult

6.6

12.0

42.2

Robbins & Gavan 1966

M. mulatta

F

9

7-12

7.8

21.1

71.3

Henderson et. al., 1993

M. mulatta

M

6

6.5-7

9.0

22.2

75.7

 

84.0

Lane et al., 1995

M. mulatta

M

6

8.5-10

9.0

23.8

83.8

87.0

Lane et al., 1995

M. mulatta

M

3

>24

8.3

15.2

44.5

80.0

Lane et al., 1995

M. mulatta

M

15

11-17

13.8

13.0

51.4

 

Ramsey et al., 1997

M. mulatta

M

8

>20

16.5

15.0

53.5

DeLany et al., 1998

M. mulatta

M

7

21

16.4

14

54.5

Bodkin et al., 1995

M. fasicularis

M

16

9-10

5.7

30.0

110.0

Cefalu et al., 1997

Marmoset

Callithrix jacchus jacchus and C. argentata

M/F

8

adult

0.44

52

198

 

King, 1978

Cebuella pygmaea

M/F

5

adult

0.133

55

208DE

84.0

84.0

Power, 1991

Callithrix jacchus

M/F

8

adult

0.355

63

208DE

77.0

75.0

Power, 1991

C. j. jaccus

M/F

>10

adult

0.300

41

142

 

Wirth and Buselmaier, 1982

Pongidae (values for 3):

Gorilla gorilla gorilla, Pongo pongo pygmaeus, P. pongo abelii

M/F

6

adult

76.5

8.8

34

 

King, 1978

Proboscis monkey

Nasalis larvatus

F

5

adult

9.0

25.7

93

88.5

 

Dierenfeld et. al., 1992

Squirrel monkey

Saimiri sp.

M

4

10-15

0.95

44.5

176

 

Weindruch et. al., 1995

Tamarin

Saguinus oedipus linneaus

M

4

adult

0.432

40.5

154

73.0

 

Escajadillo et. al., 1981

S. mystax

M/F

39

adult

0.534

72.0

232

85.7

Barnard et. al., 1988

Leontopithecus rosalia

M/F

9

adult

0.678

44.0

169DE

85.4

86.0

Power, 1991

S. fuscicollis

MF

7

adult

0.311

97.0

310DE

74.3

71.0

Power, 1991

S. oedipus

M/F

10

adult

0.472

61.0

224DE

83.0

82.0

Power, 1991

aDry matter intake.

bMetabolizable energy unless designated as digestible energy (DE).

cDry matter digestibility in percent.

dGross energy digestibility in percent.



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