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Unformatted text preview: • Animal Feed • Breeding stocks • Other products Nutrition Nutrients —a food constituent that aids in the support of life Nonruminant—animal without a functional rumen (monogastric) Ruminant —an animal with a functioning rumen Ration —a combination of feeds mixed together and fed to animals. (Except chickens…they get a diet ) Overview Bale of Hay--50lbs.--60% moisture--Protein component 17.2% What is Nutrient Value?--50lbs. x .4 (dry comp.) = 20lbs. DM--20lbs. x .172 (% protein) = 3.44lbs. of protein 3.750milligrams = 3750 grams 3750 grams ÷ 454 g/lb. = 8.26lbs....
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- Winter '09
- Nutrition, rumen Ration—a combination, Fuel Fertilizer Animal, Nutrients—a food constituent, Feed Breeding stocks