Protein Efficiency: Stuck in the Dark Ages
By Floyd Hoisington, Cargill Dairy Specialist
This article originally appeared in Progressive Dairyman. You can access the full article here.
As an industry, we’ve made significant strides in improving feed efficiency. However, when we dig deeper, we have some work to do. Protein is one of the most expensive parts of the ration and there remain vast opportunities to improve protein efficiency. Improving how we feed protein not only improves financial sustainability, but has benefits for the environment as well. Unfortunately, many people are still trapped in how they feed protein, formulating rations based on crude protein percentages – a method we now know is inefficient, both nutritionally and financially.
Learn more by reading the full article here which originally appeared in Progressive Dairyman.