Food & Animal feed


ProtiGrain® can be used in a variety of ways in the feeding of livestock.
The following proportions may be used as a guide to the maximum amounts in the rations for the different types of livestock:
Type of livestock   up to ... % ProtiGrain®   
Dairy cow   20   
Growing cattle   15   
Beef cattle   20   
Growing-finishing pig   10 - 15   
Sow, gestating   4   
Sow, lactating   8   
Broiler   5   
Laying hen   15   
Chicken layer, extensive   20   
Source: CropEnergies AG
Feed evaluation for ruminants
Feed values of ProtiGrain® for ruminants (in the dry matter)
UDP 5*   40 %   
Net energy lactation (NEL)   7.4 MJ   
Metabolizable energy (ME)   12.2 MJ   
Utilizable crude protein (nXP)   241 g   
Ruminal N balance (RNB)   11.3 g   
* crude protein not digestible in the rumen at an assumed ruminal passage rate of 5% per hour
Feed evaluation for pigs
Feed values of ProtiGrain® for pigs (in the dry matter):
Metabolizable energy (ME)   12.7   
Lysine, g   0.70   
Cystine, g    0.62   
Methionine, g0.52
Threonine, g   1.05   
Tryptophan, g0.33

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