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2017 Feed Composition Tables: Use this to mix your cattle feed rations

Listed below are 280 commonly used cattle feedstuffs and their nutritional breakdown.

Use this sortable chart to find out the nutritional value of your feedstuff. Click on each feedstuff name to see all 20 nutrient listings.

Additionally, find information on how to best use this information in this article.

 

FEEDSTUFF DRY MATTER % NEL UIP % ADF % eNDF %

Alfalfa cubes

91

57

30

36

40

Alfalfa (dehydrated 17% CP)

92

61

60

34

6

Alfalfa (fresh)

24

61

18

34

41

Alfalfa hay (early bloom)

90

59

20

35

92

Alfalfa hay (midbloom)

89

58

23

36

92

Alfalfa hay (full bloom)

88

54

25

40

92

Alfalfa hay (mature)

88

49

30

45

92

Alfalfa seed screenings

91

87

15

Alfalfa silage

30

55

19

37

82

Alfalfa silage (wilted)

39

58

22

37

82

Alfalfa leaf meal

89

60

15

24

35

Alfalfa stems

89

46

44

51

100

Almond hulls

89

56

60

29

100

Ammonium chloride

99

0

0

0

0

Ammonium sulfate

99

0

0

0

0

Apples

17

71

10

9

10

Apple pomace (wet)

20

69

10

27

27

Apple pomace (dried)

89

68

15

28

29

Artichoke tops (Jerusalem)

27

61

30

40

Avocado seed meal

91

51

24

Bahiagrass hay

90

53

37

41

98

Bakery product (dried)

90

94

30

9

0

Bananas

24

87

5

Barley hay

90

57

37

98

Barley silage

35

58

22

37

61

Barley silage (mature)

35

58

25

34

61

Barley straw

90

43

70

55

100

Barley grain

89

87

28

7

34

Barley grain (steam-flaked)

85

100

39

7

30

Barley grain (steamrolled)

86

87

38

7

27

Barley grain (2-row)

88

87

8

34

Barley grain (6-row)

87

87

8

34

Barley grain ltwt. (42-44 pounds/bu.)

88

80

30

12

34

Barley feed (pearl byproduct)

90

76

25

15

Barley bran

91

59

28

27

6

Barley grain screenings

89

73

11

Beans (navy/cull)

90

87

25

8

0

Beans (pinto)

90

77

25

6

0

Beet pulp (wet)

17

79

35

25

30

Beet pulp (dried)

91

78

44

26

33

Beet pulp (wet with molasses)

24

79

25

21

33

Beet pulp (dried with molasses)

92

79

34

23

33

Beet root (sugar)

23

83

7

Beet tops (sugar)

19

58

14

41

Beet top silage

25

51

Bermudagrass (coastal/dehydrated)

90

63

40

29

10

Bermudagrass (coastal/hay)

89

56

15

36

98

Bermudagrass hay

89

53

15

37

98

Bermudagrass (silage)

26

49

14

35

48

Birdsfoot trefoil (fresh)

22

67

20

31

41

Birdsfoot trefoil hay

89

57

22

38

92

Biuret

99

0

0

0

0

Blood meal (swine/poultry)

91

67

82

2

0

KY Bluegrass (fresh/early bloom)

36

70

20

32

41

Bluegrass straw

93

44

50

90

Bluestem (fresh/mature)

61

49

Bonemeal (steamed: swine/poultry)

95

11

0

0

Bread byproduct

68

94

24

2

0

Brewers grains (wet)

23

88

52

21

18

Brewers grains (dried)

92

87

54

24

18

Brewers yeast (dried)

94

81

Bromegrass (fresh/immature)

30

65

12

33

40

Bromegrass hay

89

55

20

41

98

Bromegrass haylage

35

57

22

44

61

Buckwheat grain

88

77

17

Buttermilk (dried)

92

91

0

0

0

Cactus (prickly pear)

23

62

20

Calcium carbonate

99

0

0

0

Canarygrass hay

91

53

26

34

98

Canola meal (solv. ext.)

91

73

29

19

23

Carrot pulp

14

63

23

0

Carrot root (fresh)

12

86

11

0

Carrot tops

16

75

23

41

Cattle manure (dried)

92

36

42

0

Cheatgrass (fresh/immature)

21

69

Citrus pulp (dried)

90

80

38

20

33

Clover ladino (fresh)

19

70

20

33

41

Clover ladino hay

90

61

25

32

92

Clover - red (fresh)

24

65

21

33

41

Clover - red (hay)

88

55

28

39

92

Clover- sweet (hay)

91

53

30

38

92

Coconut meal (mech. ext.)

92

78

56

21

23

Coffee grounds

88

16

68

10

Corn (whole plant/pelleted)

91

64

45

24

6

Corn fodder

80

66

45

29

100

Corn stover - (mature stalks)

80

54

30

43

100

Corn silage (milk stage)

26

66

18

32

60

Corn silage - mature (well-eared)

34

74

28

27

70

Corn silage - sweet corn

24

66

23

32

60

Corn grain (whole)

88

91

58

3

60

Corn grain (rolled)

88

91

54

3

34

Corn grain (steam-flaked)

85

97

59

3

40

Corn grain (high-moisture)

74

97

42

3

0

Corn grain (high-oil)

88

95

54

3

60

Corn grain (hi-lysine)

92

90

58

4

60

Corn and cob meal

87

85

52

11

56

Corncobs

90

47

70

39

56

Corn screenings

87

90

52

4

20

Corn bran

91

78

17

0

Corn germ meal

90

76

50

20

20

Corn germ

full-fat

160

12

6

36

Corn gluten feed

90

83

28

12

36

Corn gluten meal (41% CP)

86

88

63

9

23

Corn gluten meal (60% CP)

91

93

60

7

23

Corn cannery waste

29

69

15

36

0

Cottonseed

whole

71

23

26

47

Cottonseed (whole/delinted)

90

99

39

28

100

Cottonseed (whole/extruded)

92

91

50

44

33

Cotton gin trash (burrs)

91

40

50

100

Cottonseed hulls

90

44

48

71

100

Cottonseed meal - solv. ext. (41% CP)

90

79

42

20

23

Cottonseed meal - mech. ext. (41% CP)

92

81

50

19

23

Crab waste meal

91

30

65

13

Crambe meal - solv. ext.

91

84

45

35

23

Crambe meal - mech. ext.

92

91

50

33

25

Cranberry pulp meal

88

48

47

33

Crawfish waste meal

94

29

74

15

Curacao phosphate

99

0

0

0

Defluorinated phosphate

99

0

0

0

Diammonium phosphate

98

0

0

0

0

Dicalcium phosphate

96

0

0

0

Distillers grain - barley

90

77

56

20

4

Distillers grain - corn (dry)

91

99

58

16

4

Distillers grain - corn (wet)

36

100

47

16

4

Distillers grain - corn with solubles

91

100

55

14

4

Distillers grain - corn with solubles (low-oil)

90

96

55

15

4

Distillers dried solubles

93

91

40

7

4

Distillers corn stillage

7

96

55

10

0

Distillers grain - sorghum (dry)

91

87

62

20

4

Distillers grain - sorghum (wet)

35

89

55

19

4

Distillers grain - sorghum with solubles

92

88

53

18

4

Elephant (Napier) grass hay (chopped)

92

54

46

85

Fat: animal

poultry (vegetable)

230

0

0

0

Feather meal (hydrolyzed)

93

68

68

14

23

Fescue - Ky. 31 (fresh)

29

65

20

32

40

Fescue - Ky. 31 hay (early bloom)

88

60

22

31

98

Fescue - Ky. 31 hay (mature)

88

51

26

42

98

Fescue - red (straw)

94

41

Fish meal

90

76

60

2

10

Flaxseed hulls

91

36

39

98

Garbage (municipal/cooked)

23

83

50

30

Glycerol (glycerin)

88

94

0

0

0

Grain screenings

90

66

Grain dust

92

75

Grape pomace (stemless)

91

38

45

46

34

Grass hay

88

58

30

41

98

Grass silage

30

61

24

39

61

Guar meal

90

74

34

Hominy feed

89

93

48

7

9

Hop leaves

37

48

Hop vine silage

30

53

24

Hops (spent)

89

33

30

Kelp (dried)

91

29

10

Kenaf hay

92

47

44

98

Kochia (fresh)

29

55

Kochia hay

90

53

Kudzu hay

90

54

Lespedeza (fresh/early bloom)

25

60

50

Lespedeza hay

92

54

60

Limestone (ground)

98

0

0

0

0

Limestone (dolomitic/ground)

99

0

0

0

0

Limpograss

88

56

23

39

98

Linseed meal (solv. ext.)

91

79

36

17

23

Linseed meal (mech. ext.)

91

85

40

17

23

Meadow hay

90

49

23

44

98

Meat meal (swine/poultry)

93

73

64

7

0

Meat and bonemeal (swine/poultry)

93

74

24

5

0

Milk (dry/skim)

94

90

0

0

0

Mint slug silage

27

55

Molasses (beet)

77

77

0

0

0

Molasses (cane)

77

76

0

0

0

Molasses (cane - dried)

94

76

0

3

0

Molasses (cond. fermentation solubles)

43

70

0

0

0

Molasses (citrus)

65

77

0

0

0

Molasses (wood - hemicellulose)

61

71

0

2

0

Monoammonium phosphate

98

0

0

0

0

Mono-Dicalcium phosphate

97

0

0

0

Oat hay

90

54

25

39

98

Oat silage

35

60

21

39

61

Oat straw

91

47

40

48

98

Oat grain

89

78

18

15

34

Oat grain (steam-flaked)

84

91

26

15

32

Oat groats

91

95

15

Oat middlings

90

95

20

6

Oat mill byproduct

89

30

37

Oat hulls

93

36

25

41

90

Orange pulp (dried)

89

81

16

33

Orchardgrass (fresh/early bloom)

24

66

23

32

41

Orchardgrass (hay)

88

59

27

40

98

Pea vine hay

89

59

50

92

Pea vine silage

25

58

44

61

Pea vine straw

89

50

49

98

Peas (cull)

88

88

22

9

0

Peanut hulls

91

18

65

98

Peanut meal (solv. ext.)

91

79

27

16

23

Peanut skins

92

0

20

0

Pearl millet grain

87

85

6

34

Pineapple (greenchop)

17

46

35

41

Pineapple (bran)

89

73

33

20

Pineapple (presscake)

21

73

35

20

Potato vine silage

15

59

Potatoes (cull)

21

83

0

3

0

Potato waste (wet)

14

85

0

11

0

Potato waste (dried)

89

88

0

9

0

Potato waste (wet with lime)

17

83

0

12

0

Potato waste filter cake

14

79

0

Poultry byproduct meal

93

81

49

Poultry manure (dried)

89

36

22

15

0

Prairie hay

91

49

30

47

98

Pumpkins (cull)

11

83

21

0

Rice straw

91

38

47

100

Rice straw (ammoniated)

87

44

53

100

Rice grain

89

81

30

12

34

Rice polishings

90

94

5

Rice bran

91

73

30

18

0

Rice hulls

92

8

45

70

90

Rice mill byproduct

91

37

50

0

Ryegrass hay

90

58

30

38

98

Ryegrass silage

32

59

25

37

61

Rye straw

89

43

55

100

Rye grain

89

83

20

9

34

Safflower meal (solv. ext.)

91

56

41

36

Safflower meal (dehulled solv. ext.)

91

77

20

30

Safflower hulls

91

34

73

100

Sagebrush (fresh)

50

49

30

Sanfoin hay

89

60

65

36

92

Shrimp waste meal

90

47

60

Sodium tripolyphosphate

96

0

0

0

Sorghum stover

87

54

41

100

Sorghum silage

32

59

25

38

70

Sorghum grain (milo) ground

89

85

55

7

5

Sorghum grain (milo) flaked

82

94

62

7

38

Soybean hay

89

51

40

92

Soybean straw

88

40

54

100

Soybeans whole

88

96

28

11

100

Soybeans whole (extruded)

88

97

35

11

100

Soybeans whole (roasted)

88

97

48

11

100

Soybean hulls

89

76

25

51

28

Soybean meal (solv. ext. 44% CP)

89

87

35

10

23

Soybean meal (solv. ext. 49% CP)

89

90

33

6

23

Soybean mill feed

90

49

46

Spelt grain

88

77

27

17

34

Sudangrass (fresh/ immature)

18

71

29

41

Sudangrass hay

88

57

30

43

98

Sudangrass silage

31

58

28

42

61

Sunflower meal (solv. ext.)

91

65

27

22

23

Sunflower meal with hulls

91

57

32

33

37

Sunflower seed hulls

90

38

65

63

90

Sugarcane bagasse

91

37

60

100

Tapioca meal (cassava byproduct)

89

85

8

Timothy (fresh/pre-bloom)

26

65

20

36

41

Timothy hay (early bloom)

88

59

22

39

98

Timothy hay (full bloom)

88

57

25

40

98

Timothy silage

34

59

23

45

61

Tomatoes

6

70

11

Tomato pomace (dried)

92

65

50

34

Triticale hay

90

56

41

98

Triticale silage

34

58

39

61

Triticale grain

89

88

25

5

34

Turnip tops (purple)

18

69

13

Turnip roots

9

89

0

34

40

Urea - 46%N

99

0

0

0

0

Vetch hay

89

58

14

33

92

Wheat (fresh/pasture)

21

73

16

30

41

Wheat hay

90

57

25

38

98

Wheat silage

33

59

21

37

61

Wheat straw

91

41

60

57

98

Wheat straw (ammoniated)

85

49

25

55

98

Wheat grain

89

91

23

4

0

Wheat grain (hard)

89

91

28

6

0

Wheat grain (soft)

89

91

23

6

0

Wheat grain (steam-flaked)

85

95

29

4

0

Wheat grain (sprouted)

86

91

18

4

0

Wheat bran

89

71

28

14

4

Wheat middlings

89

83

22

13

2

Wheat mill run

90

78

28

12

0

Wheat shorts

89

80

25

10

0

Wheatgrass (crested/fresh/early bloom)

37

60

22

28

41

Wheatgrass (crested/fresh/full bloom)

50

55

25

36

41

Wheatgrass (crested/hay)

92

54

28

36

98

Whey (dried)

94

85

15

0

0

Yeast (brewer's)

92

81

30

4

0

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