Goat Nutrition S2

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S2 Langston Low Protein Pellet

This pellet is used with forages that have moderate to high levels of crude protein (CP). The trace mineral and vitamin premix is that given for S1. The calculated composition of the pellet on a dry matter basis is:

CP - 13.3%
TDN - 74.8%
Ca - 1.02%
P - 0.51%
Cu - 14.2 ppm
Se - 0.34 ppm
Zn - 142 ppm
Ingredient % (air dry basis)
Cottonseed hulls 15.00
Alfalfa meal 19.00
Ground corn 30.00
Wheat midds 28.15
Pellet partner 5.00
Dicalcium phosphate 0.25
Calcium carbonate 1.35
White salt 0.50
Trace mineral and vitamin premix 0.25
Ammonium chloride 0.50

Reference: Hart, S. P. and A. L. Goetsch. 2001. Goat Diet/Feeding Examples. Pages 64-85 in Proc. 16th Ann. Goat Field Day, Langston University, Langston, OK.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.