. Molasses is used in the process of animal feed production as one of the ingredients. All types of animal feeds require some amount of sugar(molasses) for the proper balances to be maintained. In other instances molasses is directly applied on fodder to make it sweet for the animals. Most farmers increase the appetite of their animals by making them addicted to molasses. The sugary taste mixed with water and fodder increases the appetite for animals
Bran, also known as miller’s bran, is the hard outer layers of cereal grain. It consists of the combined aleurone and pericarp.Wheat pollard is a byproduct during wheat milling.It is produced by sieving the wheat bran from flour when milling.These product is very vital in feed manufacturing since it builds on the nutritional value of the feed!
These are byproducts during the maize milling process. They are very nutritious material since they acts as a fast class source of crude fibre and energy. They also aids in attaining the right feed texture and the right color. In most cases, aesthetically, They popularly used for feeds that are intended to have a rough lookout!
Cotton seed is crushed in the mill after removing lint from the cotton plant. The seed is further crushed to remove any remaining linters or strands of minute cotton fibres. The seeds are further hulled and polished to release the soft and high-protein cake. These cakes of the cottonseed are then mixed with other types of grains in order to make it suitable for the livestock feed. Cottonseed Meal and Cottonseed Cakes are the most abundantly available natural sources of protein and fiber used to feed livestock
cotton seed meal
Cottonseed hulls serve as an excellent source of feed for the livestock as they contain about 8% of cotton linters which have nearly 100% cellulose in them. They require no grinding and easily mix with other feel sources. As they are easy to handle, their transportation cost is fairly low as well. Due to a superior nutrition quality, cottonseed hulls they serve as valuable digestive sources for animals.
Sunflower meal is one of the major protein sources in livestock feed, especially dairy cattle, chickens and even pigs and rabbits. It has a high protein, fiber and oil content. It has a protein content of between 29- 30% and a crude fiber content of 27-31% and lignin (9-12%) and lysine (3.5%).