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Macoya Palm Kernel Expeller — By-product of oi manufacture, obtained by pressing from seeds separated from their pulp of the following species of Macoya palm: Acrocomia sclerocarpa Mart. and Acrocomia totai Mart.

Macoya Palm Kernel, Extracted — By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from seeds of Macoya palm separated from their pulp.

Macoya Palm Pulp — By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing from pulp of Macoya palm.

Magnetic Separators — Either permanent or electromagnet fitted into spouts and over which feed passes for removal of stray iron or steel.

Maize Bran — By-product of the manufacture of flour or semolina from maize. It consists principally of outer skins and maize germ, with some endosperm particles.

Maize Feed Meal — By-product of the manufacture of flour or semolina from maize.

Maize Germ and Bran — By-product of themanufacture of maize flour, maize semolina or of maize starch consisting of non-extracted germ, maize bran and some fragments of endosperm.

Maize Germ Expeller — (by-product of maize milling) By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing and by a dry process, from maize germ Zea mays L. to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere.

Maize Germ, Extracted — (by-product of maize milling) By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction and by a dry process, from maize germ to which parts of the endosperm and testa still adhere.

Maize Gluten — Dried by-product of the manufacture of mazie starch. It consists principally of gluten obtained during the separation of the starch.

Maize Gluten Feed — Dried by-product of the manufacture of maize starch. It is composed of bran and of a smaller quantity of gluten. Dried residues of the steeping liquors, and germ, from which the oil has been removed may be added.

Maize Meal, Indian Meal — The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure maize or Indian corn, as grown.

Maize Starch — Virtually pure maize starch.

Maize Starch, Pre-Gelatinized, Partially Hydrolyze — Virtually pure maize starch, largely pre-gelatinised and partially hydrolysed.

Maize Starch, Puffed — Virtually pure maize starch, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment.

Maize, Flaked — Product obtained by steaming and rolling maize.

Manioc Meal / Flakes, Root — Dried and, if necessary, washed and peeled manioc roots; also products obtained by crushing and grinding.

Manioc Starch — Virtually pure starch obtained from manioc roots Manihot esculenta.

Manioc Starch, Puffed — Starch obtained from manioc roots, greatly expanded by appropriate heat treatment.

Manometer — U tube filled with liquid to measure pressure in air duct systems.

Matrix — A medium or ground substances in which a structure is embedded.

Meat and Bone Meal — Product obtained by drying and grinding meat pieces contaiing a high proportion of bone from warm blooded land animals. The product should be substantially free of hair, bristle, feathers, horn, hoof, skin and blood and of the contents of the stomach and viscera. It shall be technically free of organic solvents.

Meat Meal — The rendered product from mammal tissues, exclusive of any added blood, hair, hoof, horn, hide trimmings, maure, stomach and rumen, except as may reasonably occur in good processing practices.

Meat Solubles, Dried — Product obtained by drying the clean, wholesome parts of skaughtered animals, prepared by steaming or hot water extraction.

Medicated Feed — Any feed which contains drug ingredients.

Mesh — Aperture size of silk or wire covers.

Micro Ingredient — Vitamins, minerals, antibiotics or other substances used in small amounts and measured in milligrams, micrograms or parts per million (ppm).

Micrometer — Device for fine adjustment of rolls.

Middlings — Mill stock between semolina and flour in size.

Mixing — To combine by agitation two or more materials to a specific degree of dispersion.

Mold — A fungus causing feed spoilage.

Multi-Tubular Dust Collector — System of textile sleeves forremoval of dust from exhaust air.

Mycelium — The vegetative body of a fungus, a mass of branching filaments.

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Niger Deed Expeller / Extracted — By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by pressing seeds of the niger plant Guizotia abyssinica (LF) Cass.

NIR (Near Infrared Reflectance) — Measures amount of protein and water infeed ingredients and pellets by wavelength radiations.

Nutrient — A feed constituent in a form and at a level that will help support the life of an animal. The chief classes being fats, carboydrates, minerals and vitamins.

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Oat Sharps, Husks — By-product, rich in starch, obtained during the processing of screened husked, oats Avena sativa L. and other cultivated species of oats into oat groats or sifted meal.

Oatfeed — The by-products of oatmeal milling consisting of hulls, floury materials, mealy matter and screen dust, all finely ground, and containing not more than 27 per cent of fibre.

Oats, Ground — The meal obtained by grinding commercially pure oats, as grown.

Olive Pulp Meal — By-product of oil manufacture, obtained by extraction from fruits of the olive tree Olea Europa L. free as far as possible from fragments of stone.

Oscillating — Moving or swinging from side to side regularly.

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