31 LOHMANN TIERZUCHT › MANAGEMENT GUIDE 31 INFORMATION DISCLAIMER The information, advices and suggestions given in this management guide should be used for guidance and educational purposes only, recognizing 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 information presented is accurate and reliable at the time of publication, LOHMANN TIERZUCHT cannot accept responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in such information or management suggestions. Further, LOHMANN TIERZUCHT does not warrant or make any representations or guarantees regarding the use, validity, accuracy, or reliability of, or flock performance or productivity re- sulting from the use of, or otherwise respecting, such information or management sugges- tions. 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 suggestions containing in this management guide. How LOHMANN TIERZUCHT is calculating the energy content of feed and rawmaterials (International WPSA-formula): Consultation and diagnostics in all questions of poultry health through: ME MJ/kg = g crude protein x 0.01551 + g crude fat x 0.03431 + g crude starch x 0.01669 + g sugar x 0.01301 (as Saccharose) 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 | ME = metabolizable energy in MJ/kg 1 kcal = 4.187 kJ