COCONUT BYPRODUCT

Coconut Fiber

Coconut fibre, is a natural fibre extracted from the outer husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes and mattresses. Coir is the fibrous material found between the hard, internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut. Excellent for aerating roots, coconut fiber is an unprocessed string that's commonly used for mulching and decorative purposes. Also deployed as mulch, coco chips consist of roughly chopped down coconut husk, providing both water retention and aeration benefits.

Coco Peat

Coco peat is a soil that is made from the pith inside a coconut husk. It is naturally anti-fungal, making it an excellent choice to start seed but it is also used in rugs, ropes, brushes, and as stuffing. Coco peat gardening is also used as a soil amendment, potting mix, and in hydroponic production. There are more technical details of the coco peat and we can share it to you when you need it.

Coir Rope

Coconut Rope is made by coconut fiber, is a natural fiber extracted from the outer husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes and mattresses. White coir is used for rope manufacture and to make fishing nets due to its strong resistance to saltwater.

COCONUT MEAL / COPRA MEAL

After extracting coconut oil the leftover residue of copra or coconut butter is called copra meal or copra cake. The desiccated coconut waste is an effective by product of copra and is used as a nutritious fodder for livestock, The advantage of using copra meal as an animal feeds is that it is cheaper, copra has high protein in content and is used as a primary product in poultry, cattle, pigs, fish, and horse, feeds. It improves the texture in animals conditions the body and improves the shiny coat on the skin of animals. It is also used in pigs, and poultry feeds to increase the growth rates. Soaked copra meal is used as feed for fish. Researches show that using soaked copra meal in the diet of Nile tilapia fingerlings has improved the growth and Nutrient utilization of the fish. This has resulted in the coast reduction of the fish feeds. The fish also thrive well with soaked copra meal as part of their regular diet. Copra alone is also used as food for home reared ornamental fish like Guppies the copra meal is tied up in a tiny mesh and left soaked in the water tank the fish feeds on the soaked meal every now and then this considerably reduces the fish feed coast.DAIRY COW. Copra meal is a good Ingredient of dairy rations and provides energy and by pass protein. 1.5-2.kgs per day have been recommended as maximum safe amount but cows have been fed more than 3 kgs per day without adverse effects copra meal has been shown to be a suitable supplement for cow grazing in tropical pastures and adding 1.8kg. Per day of copra meal to the diet increased production by at least 1 kg. Per day.


 

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