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Week 6

Feed Processing

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  • Feed is a major part of the cost of production 55% dairy and sheep, 80% poultry
    • Get more nutrients out of the feed
    • Reduce waste
    • Higher producing livestock need
      • Palatable rations
      • More intake
      • Efficient use of nutrients
  • Feed Mill

  • Processing can
    • Alter physical form, particle size
    • Reduce spoilage
    • Isolate plant parts grain from plant, starch from grain
    • Improve or reduce palatability
    • Inactivate toxins, other anti-nutritional factors
    • Improve handling

 

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