Meat and bone meal (MBM) is one of potential by-product from meat industry. It produced by rendering the separate or whole body unsold products from slaughterhouse operations. MBM is commonly product from cattle, and swine and always combined raw material more than one species. It has contain high protein, phosphor, and an important pathway for recycling of Nitrogen and Phosphor. It commonly used for feed ingredients for monogastric, and also available as organic fertilizer. Bone in Meat bone meal is an excellent source for mineral such as Calcium, and Phosphor and relatively low in fat.
MBM processing by rendering the raw material. In this stage, the raw material is crushing and grinding to reduce particle size of the material, then heated to remove water content and release fat. The next stage are cooking and pressing, and drying by rotary dryer to remove moisture therefore can be prevent emergence bacteria such as salmonella.
- Animal feed
- It is excellent protein source for monogastric, poultry meal, Aqua, and pet food
- It is contain of calcium and phosphorous as mineral source for animal body
- MBM contain of vitamin B-12 (cobalamins) which important in metabolic enzyme cofactors, therefore maximalize absorption and utilization of nutrients in the livestock body. Cattle will appear hungry and have an increased appetite.
- Increase immune response in animal