Guaranteed Nutritional Analysis

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Guaranteed Nutritional Analysis

Aug 14 2018 by Chaffhaye

AS FED

DRY FORM

BENEFITS

Crude Fiber

Max 11%

23%

Required for proper gut motility and digestion. High fiber intake reduces incidence of diarrhea, colic and laminitis

Crude Protein

Min 9%

20%

Building material for body. Improves growth, endurance, reproduction and performance of animals (lactation, fleece, horn, hooves, etc.)

Lysine

Min 0.4%

0.8%

An essential amino acid for growth and constitutes a percentage of muscle mass

Methionine

Min 0.1%

0.2%

An essential amino acid for growth and constitutes a per-centage of muscle mass

Crude Fat

Min 1.8%

4.0%

Increases energy. Improves palatability

Netural Detergent Fiber (ADF)

Max 15%

33%

Lower numbers reflect low levels of stem matter and high levels of nutrient-dense leaf matter

Acid Detergent Fiber ADF

Max 15%

34%

Indicates the amount of acid soluble fiber and lignin in forage. An ADF % of <35% for alfalfa indicates premium quality

Total Digestible Nutrients (TDN)

Min 29.3%

65%

Indicates premium to supreme grade alfalfa

Calcium (Ca)

Min 0.7%

1.6%

Required for bone development and strength. Important muscle contraction, metabolism, blood clotting, activation of enzymes

Phosphorus (P)

Min 0.1%

0.2%

Metabolizes fat, carbohydrates, calcium and sugar. Important in bone growth, production of energy, and proper utilization of vitamins

Copper (Cu)

Min 3.6 ppm

8 ppm

Required in several enzyme systems that maintain and synthesize connective tissue. Aids reproduction and promotes immune system. Supports hair color in ruminants

Zinc (Zn)

Min 8.1 ppm

18 ppm

Required in several enzyme systems for growth and maintenance of cartilage, hoof formation and healthy skin.

Selenium (Se)

Max 0.18 ppm

0.40 ppm

Selenium in small quantities aid in preventative cell damage

Vitamin A

Min 180 iu/lb

400 iu/lb

Helps ensure red blood cell production, tendon strength, fertility and healthy skin

Vitamin D

Min 675 iu/lb

1500 iu/lb

Regulates the absorption of calcium and magnesium and the excretion of phosphorus

Vitamin E

Min 45 iu/lb

100 iu/lb

Improves the stamina and performance of livestock. Aids in muscle strength

Natural Plant Juices

Max 55%

0%

Eliminates dust. Reduces risk of impaction. More easily chewed by senior animals