Usually expressed as two percentages. The percentage of ration dry matter that is made up of forage and the percentage of ration dry matter that is composed of concentrates. The two total 100. For example a 50:50 forage to concentrate ratio means that a cow eating 20 kg of dry matter of that ration would eat 10 kg of concentrate dry matter and 10 kg of forage dry matter.

Keywords   Doc ID56209
OwnerAntonio A.GroupDS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created2015-09-13 12:35:20Updated2020-08-30 15:31:31
SitesDS 414 Ruminant Nutrition, DS 825 Ruminant Nutrition Physiology
Feedback  4   0