Understanding Feed Analysis - Examples

Understanding Feed Analysis - Examples

Examples to accompany the Understanding Feed Analysis learning module

Resource:
  Dr. Rick Rasby, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
  Jeremy Martin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

SOIL and PLANT ANALYSIS LABORATORY
DEPARTMENT of AGRONOMY LINCOLN, NE.
68583-0916
402-472-1571

     CLIENT SAMPLE ID: Alfalfa Haylage

                                               -ANALYSIS-

                                      AS RECEIVED      DRY MATTER
                                          BASIS           BASIS
                                          -----           -----

     MOISTURE,%                           67.6             0.0
     DRY MATTER,%                         32.4           100.0


     CRUDE PROTEIN,%                       5.9            18.1
     HEAT DAM. PROTEIN,%                   0.5             1.6
     AVAILABLE PROTEIN,%                   5.9            18.1
     DIG. PROTEIN EST.,%                   3.8            11.8

     ACID DET. FIBER,%                    12.1            37.3
     NEUT. DET. FIBER,%                   17.6            54.2

     TDN EST.,%                           19.1            58.8
     ENE EST.,THERMS/CWT                  16.1            49.6
     NE/LACT,MCAL/LB                       0.19            0.60
     NE/MAINT,MCAL/LB                      0.19            0.58
     NE/GAIN,MCAL/LB                       0.10            0.32

     PHOSPHORUS (P),%                      0.11            0.35
     CALCIUM (CA),%                        0.42            1.29
     POTASSIUM (K),%                       0.90            2.76
     MAGNESIUM (MG),%                      0.11            0.34

     RELATIVE FEED VALUE (RFV)                            102.8

 

 

     CLIENT SAMPLE ID:  Brown Midrib Sorghum Silage


                                               -ANALYSIS-

                                       AS RECEIVED      DRY MATTER
                                           BASIS           BASIS
                                           -----           -----

     MOISTURE,%                           75.9              0.0
     DRY MATTER,%                         24.1            100.0

     CRUDE PROTEIN,%                       2.6             10.6
     HEAT DAM. PROTEIN,%                   0.3              1.3
     AVAILABLE PROTEIN,%                   2.5             10.3
     DIG. PROTEIN EST.,%                   1.7              7.0

     ACID DET. FIBER,%                     9.4             38.8
     NEUT. DET. FIBER,%                   14.0             58.0

     TDN EST.,%                           15.5             64.2
     ENE EST.,THERMS/CWT                  13.1             54.5
     NE/LACT,MCAL/LB                       0.16             0.66
     NE/MAINT,MCAL/LB                      0.16             0.66
     NE/GAIN,MCAL/LB                       0.09             0.39

     PHOSPHORUS (P),%                      0.06             0.23
     CALCIUM (CA),%                        0.12             0.48
     POTASSIUM (K),%                       0.49             2.03
     MAGNESIUM (MG),%                      0.04             0.18

 

 

     CLIENT SAMPLE ID: 1st Cutting Alfalfa


                                               -ANALYSIS-

                                      AS RECEIVED      DRY MATTER
                                          BASIS           BASIS
                                          -----           -----

     MOISTURE,%                           14.4              0.0
     DRY MATTER,%                         85.6            100.0

     CRUDE PROTEIN,%                      19.8             23.2
     HEAT DAM. PROTEIN,%                   0.8              0.9
     AVAILABLE PROTEIN,%                  19.8             23.2
     DIG. PROTEIN EST.,%                  13.7             16.1

     ACID DET. FIBER,%                    27.0             31.5
     NEUT. DET. FIBER,%                   31.1             36.4

     TDN EST.,%                           55.6             64.9
     ENE EST.,THERMS/CWT                  47.3             55.2
     NE/LACT,MCAL/LB                       0.57             0.67
     NE/MAINT,MCAL/LB                      0.57             0.67
     NE/GAIN,MCAL/LB                       0.34             0.40

     PHOSPHORUS (P),%                      0.30             0.36
     CALCIUM (CA),%                        1.29             1.51
     POTASSIUM (K),%                       2.68             3.13
     MAGNESIUM (MG),%                      0.24             0.28


     RELATIVE FEED VALUE (RFV)                            164.4

 

     CLIENT SAMPLE ID: Baled Corn Stalks


                                               -ANALYSIS-

                                      AS RECEIVED      DRY MATTER
                                          BASIS           BASIS
                                          -----           -----

     MOISTURE,%                           14.7              0.0
     DRY MATTER,%                         85.3            100.0

     CRUDE PROTEIN,%                       5.3              6.2
     HEAT DAM. PROTEIN,%                   0.9              1.1
     AVAILABLE PROTEIN,%                   4.7              5.5
     DIG. PROTEIN EST.,%                   3.6              4.3

     ACID DET. FIBER,%                    41.6             48.8
     NEUT. DET. FIBER,%                   59.4             69.7

     TDN EST.,%                           40.9             48.0
     ENE EST.,THERMS/CWT                  33.8             39.6
     NE/LACT,MCAL/LB                       0.41             0.48
     NE/MAINT,MCAL/LB                      0.35             0.41
     NE/GAIN,MCAL/LB                       0.14             0.16

     PHOSPHORUS (P),%                      0.18             0.21
     CALCIUM (CA),%                        0.35             0.41
     POTASSIUM (K),%                       1.68             1.97
     MAGNESIUM (MG),%                      0.13             0.15

     RELATIVE FEED VALUE (RFV)                             67.9

 

 

     CLIENT SAMPLE ID: Prairie Hay



                                               -ANALYSIS-

                                      AS RECEIVED      DRY MATTER
                                          BASIS           BASIS
                                          -----           -----

     MOISTURE,%                           15.5             0.0
     DRY MATTER,%                         84.5           100.0

     CRUDE PROTEIN,%                       6.8             8.1
     HEAT DAM. PROTEIN,%                   1.0             1.2
     AVAILABLE PROTEIN,%                   6.3             7.4
     DIG. PROTEIN EST.,%                   4.5             5.4

     ACID DET. FIBER,%                    37.2            44.0
     NEUT. DET. FIBER,%                   55.4            63.6

     TDN EST.,%                           45.0            53.3
     ENE EST.,THERMS/CWT                  37.6            44.5
     NE/LACT,MCAL/LB                       0.46            0.54
     NE/MAINT,MCAL/LB                      0.42            0.49
     NE/GAIN,MCAL/LB                       0.20            0.24

     PHOSPHORUS (P),%                      0.20            0.24
     CALCIUM (CA),%                        0.48            0.57
     POTASSIUM (K),%                       1.57            1.86
     MAGNESIUM (MG),%                      0.16            0.19

     RELATIVE FEED VALUE (RFV)                            77.4