LOHMANN TIERZUCHT › MANAGEMENT GUIDE 49 The information, advices and sug- gestions given in this management guide should be used for guidance and educational purposes only, rec- ognizing that local environmental and disease conditions may vary and a guide cannot cover all possible circumstances. While every attempt has been made to ensure that the in- formation presented is accurate and reliable at the time of publication, LOHMANN TIERZUCHT cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omis- sions or inaccuracies in such infor- mation or management suggestions. Further, LOHMANN TIERZUCHT does not warrant or make any represen- tations or guarantees regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or flock performance or produc- tivity resulting from the use of, or otherwise respecting, such informa- tion or management suggestions. In no event LOHMANN TIERZUCHT be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or special damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the information or management sugges- tions containing in this management guide. This Management Guide remains the property of LOHMANN TIER- ZUCHT. You may not copy or dis- tribute any portions of this guide without the written prior consent of LOHMANN TIERZUCHT. Disclaimer Consultation and diagnostics in all questions of poultry health through: Veterinary-Laboratory › Diagnostics › Quality Control › Research and Development Veterinary-Laboratory Abschnede 64 | 27472 Cuxhaven | Germany Phone +49 (0) 4721 707-244 | Fax +49 (0) 4721 707-267 Email vetlab@ltz.de | www.ltz.de Information How LOHMANN TIERZUCHT is calculating the energy content of feed and raw materials (International WPSA-Formula): ME MJ/kg =  g crude protein x 0.01551 + g crude fat x 0.03431 + g starch x 0.01669 + g sugar x 0.01301 (as saccharose) ME = metabolizable energy in MJ/kg 1 kcal = 4.187 kJ 49