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Quick Tips for Feeding

posted on March 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

Quick tips for feeding floury corn hybrids: Consider total starch load and adjust energy levels -Rapid digestion increases of up to 50% more starch being digested. -Slower passage rates 11%/hr for dry floury grain 4%/hr for high moisture floury compared to 21% for dry vitreous grain and 10%/hr for high                           moisture vitreous Consider protein levels - Floury corn increases microbial MP because of quicker ruminal digestion Protect milk components - Too much starch load negatively effects microbe population - Over processed floury grain could lead to acidosis if not careful to reduce total starch in ration - …