Calcium carbonate

Inorganic chemical compound with the formula CaCO3. It is commonly found in rocks, notably limestone (as calcite and aragonite), and it is the main component of marine shells. Calcium carbonate is used in animal feeding as a source of calcium.

Values

Main constituents
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
Dry matter 99.9 100 % - 0.3 97.8 -100 967 0.2
Ash 99.3 99.4 % - 0.4 93.2 -100 1726 0.4 95.9 -100 845
Insoluble ash 1 1 % - 1.5 0 -9.7 752 1.5 0 -9.7 231
Mineral elements
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
Calcium 387 387 g/kg - 11.3 272 -420 2193 11.3 336 -420 912
Phosphorus 0.3 0.3 g/kg - 0.3 0 -1 30 0.3 0.1 -1 9
Magnesium 3.2 3.2 g/kg - 1.6 0.8 -8.5 39 1.6 1.2 -6 6
Potassium 0.4 0.4 g/kg - 0.4 0.07 -0.8 5 0.1 -0.7 2
Sodium 0.64 0.64 g/kg - 0.98 0.01 -3.3 10 1
Chlorine 0.6 0.6 g/kg - 0.7 0.06 -2.1 9 0.4 -2.1 2
Sulfur 0.7 0.7 g/kg - 0.3 0.3 -1.2 9
Dietary cation-anion difference -21 -21 mEq/kg -
Electrolyte balance 21 21 mEq/kg -
Manganese 106 106 mg/kg - 10 5 -500 44
Zinc 24 24 mg/kg - 22 0 -75 11
Copper 2670 2673 mg/kg - 2846 3 -6603 42
Iron 1727 1729 mg/kg - 505 0 -5204 36 506 301 -1851 6
Iodine 3 3 mg/kg - 1
Ruminants
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
RBV Ca ruminants - 100 % 6
Pigs
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
RBV Ca pig - 100 % 5
Poultry
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
RBV Ca poultry - 100 % 9
Origin Europe, particle size < 63µm, ex factory
Environmental impact
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
Cumulative energy demand (non-renewable: fossil+nuclear) 1.76 1.76 MJ/kg -
Phosphorus consumption 0 0 g P/kg -
Climate change (ILCD) 79 79 g CO2eq/kg -
Acidification (ILCD) 0.0001 0.0001 mol H+eq/kg -
Eutrophication (CML baseline) 0.02 0.02 g PO4---eq/kg -
Land competition (CML non baseline) 0 0 m²yr/kg -
Origin Europe, particle size > 63µm, ex factory
Environmental impact
Parameter As fed On DM Unit Other Unit SD Range Count SD Range Count SD Range Count
Cumulative energy demand (non-renewable: fossil+nuclear) 0.3 0.3 MJ/kg -
Phosphorus consumption 0 0 g P/kg -
Climate change (ILCD) 42 42 g CO2eq/kg -
Acidification (ILCD) 0.0001 0.0001 mol H+eq/kg -
Eutrophication (CML baseline) 0.01 0.01 g PO4---eq/kg -
Land competition (CML non baseline) 0 0 m²yr/kg -
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