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.

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• 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
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