Barley

spacer

BARLEY
Cereal grain produced world wide as a major cereal component in beef and dairy diets. Barley is well recognised as an excellent source energy source for ruminants providing high levels of starch to stimulate production.

Feeding
feeding icons
• Dairy cows – up to 5kg / head / day
• Beef – up to 85% of compound
• Sheep – up to 0.7kg / head / day

All information, data and recommendations given are as a guide only and rations should be carefully formulated and contain sufficient forage to maintain high animal health.

Key Features
• High starch level and high energy, low in fibre and protein
• Fed rolled or ground
• Risk of acidosis when high levels of barley introduced quickly
• Preferred to wheat in intensive beef feed systems
• High rate of live weight gain
• Increased milk yields and milk protein output
• Moist barley must be supplemented with Vitamin E and selenium
PDF Download

Simply click the leaflet below to download a PDF version of this product

Go Back

pigsandducks