Cattle feed formulation and making at home

Cattle Feed Formulation

Cattle feed formulation is an important issue for us. Because most cattle farms now understand the need to make feed. There are many entrepreneurs who want to create and market cattle feed. Our cattle feed formulation will be useful for all those farms and entrepreneurs.

Beef cattle feed formulation

Let us first take a look at the nutritional value of cow fattening feed.

Humidity: 12-13% (maximum)
Protein: 18-20% (minimum)
Fat / oil: 4-6% (minimum)
Fiber: 12-14% (maximum)
Calcium: 0.8% (lowest)
Phosphorus: 0.25 (lowest)
Metabolic energy: 2600 kcal / kg

In addition, the diet should have adequate vitamins and minerals, and amino acids.

Cow fattening feed formulation chart

Cattle fattening feed making list 100 kg:

Maize – 45 kg
Soybean meal – 10 kg
Reich Polish / Bran – 36 kg
Fishmill / Protein Meal / Protein Concentrate 80% – 3 kg
Wheat flour – 2 kg
Molasses / Chitagur / Corn Steep Liquor – 2 kg
Limestone – 1 kg
Salt – 0.8 kg
Oil / Fat Powder – 0.2 kg
DCP – 0.5 kg
Vitamin Mineral Premix – 0.3 kg
Lysine – 0.1 kg
Methionine – 0.1 kg
Toxin Binder – 0.2 kg
Mold inhibitor – 0.1 kg
Sodium bicarbonate – 0.4 kg

Total: 102 kg (2% production deficit)

Dairy cattle feed formulation

Let us first take a look at the nutritional value of dairy cows or dairy feed:

Humidity: 11-12% (maximum)
Protein: 16-17% (minimum)
Fat / oil: 4-5% (minimum)
Fiber: 10-12% (maximum)
Calcium: 1% (lowest)
Phosphorus: 0.3% (lowest)
Metabolic energy: 2900 kcal / kg

In addition, the diet should have adequate vitamins and minerals, and amino acids.

Dairy cattle feed formulation chart

List of dairy cows or dairy feed making 100 kg.

Maize – 48 kg
Soybean Meal – 6 kg
Rice Polish / Bran – 35 kg
Fish meal / Protein Meal / Protein Concentrate 60% – 2 kg
Wheat flour – 2 kg
Molasses / Chitagur / Corn Steep Liquor – 2 kg
Limestone – 2.5 kg
Salt – 1 kg
Oil / Fat Powder – 0.2 kg
MCP – 0.5 kg
Vitamin Mineral Premix – 0.3 kg
Lysine – 0.1 kg
Methionine – 0.1 kg
Toxin Binder – 0.2 kg
Mold inhibitor – 0.1 kg
Sodium bicarbonate – 0.5 kg

Total: 102 kg (2% production deficit)

Feed manufacturing prosses

Things to keep in mind when preparing food:

  1. Feed prices should be relatively low.
  2. The quality of feed must be maintained properly.
  3. The quality of feed ingredients should be good.
  4. Must be air tight packaged with liner or polybag.
  5. Feed grade medicine should be used to prevent fungus in the feed.
  6. Care should be taken to ensure that the feed is easy to digest and safe for the cows.
  7. Corn and soybean meal should be crossed. A corn should be cut into 3-4 pieces and soybean meal into 2-3 pieces.
  8. No hormones or antibiotics can be used.

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