1: L.K. Ernst Federal Science Center for Animal Husbandry, Russia;
2: LLC «NordTehSad», 164900, Novodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region, Russia;
3: Federal State Autonomous educational institution of higher education «Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V.Lomonosov», 163000, Arkhangelsk, Russia
Black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae are a promising source of nutrients for animal feeds. Recent data show that Dried Black Soldier Fly larvae (DBSFL) contains a significant amount of chitin, melanin, antimicrobial peptides, trace elements. Larva's fat is rich in lauric and other medium-chain fatty acids. A new direction in the use of insect biomass is their use as a dietary additive to a pig diet. The aim of our research - to study the influence of small dosages of DLBSF on the growth and development of crossbred pigs.