Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts

A high digestible fibre and sugar energy, palatable 12 mm pelleted feed.

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Rumen EfficiencyAcidosis RiskMilk Fat

Typical analysis (on a dry matter basis)

Dry Matter (%) [i]89.0
Crude Protein (%) [i]10.0
Energy (MJ ME/kg DM) [i]12.5
Oil (%)1.0
NDF (%) [i]32.0
Starch (%)1.0
Sugar (%)20.0
DUP (%) [i]2.9
Total Fermentable Carbohydrates (%)
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What are you trying to achieve?

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Feature

Benefit

Drive intake

A highly palatable feed.

Can stimulate intakes of less palatable feeds, increasing milk and meat production.

Increase milk fat %

A good source of digestible fibre.

Provides the building blocks for milk fat synthesis, increasing value per litre.

Increase energy intakes

Good levels of non-starch digestible fibre energy.

Allows energy intakes to be increased without increasing the risk of acidosis associated with cereal feeding.

Minimise risk of acidosis

High content of digestible fibre.

Assists in maintaining an optimum rumen pH.

Feeding flexibility

12mm durable pellet. Suitable for a wide range of livestock.

Specifically designed for floor feeding but can also be used in automated feeding systems. Can be transferred to feeders via auger systems.

The predicted responses (benefits) assume that the specified nutrient, physical or structural dietary components are limiting livestock performance in the current ration.

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Recommended daily feed rates (per head basis)

Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts can be fed as part of a TMR or as a concentrate feed.

Milking Cows

Up to  6 (typically 3)kg

Dry Cows

Up to  2 kg

Replacement Heifers

Up to  2 kg and up to 40% of the DMI

Calves (to 12 weeks)

Up to  1.5 kg and up to 40% of the DMI

Growing Cattle

Up to  2.5 kg and up to 40% of the DMI

Finishing Cattle

Up to  5 kg and up to 50% of the DMI

Suckler Cows

Up to  4 (typically 2)kg

Ewes and Rams

Up to  1(typically 0.5)kg

Hoggets and Lambs

Up to  1 kg or up to 50% of the DMI

DMI = dry matter intake

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Availability, handling and storage

Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts are available all year round, UK wide in bulk tipped loads or 20kg bags. Like all dry feeds, they should be stored in a secure shed, bunker, bin or hopper and kept cool, dry and free from vermin.

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Additional information

Method of production

Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts are a co-product from sugar production. Once the sugar has been diffused out from the beet, the fibrous residues are combined with Beet Molasses and pelleted into 12mm pellet.

Quality Assurance

Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts are FEMAS assured (or a recognised equivalent). Molassed Sugar Beet Nuts (Dried (sugar) beet feed, molassed) are listed under number 4.1.11 in the EU Catalogue of Feed Materials.

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Detailed typical analysis (fresh basis other than where stated)

Dry matter

%

89.0

Calcium

g/kg

8.00

Oil A

%

0.50

Magnesium

g/kg

1.30

Oil B

%

1.00

Phosphorus

g/kg

0.80

Crude protein

%

9.00

Potassium

g/kg

28.0

Crude protein: DM

%

10.0

Salt

g/kg

1.00

Fibre

%

16.3

Sodium

g/kg

0.20

Ash

%

8.70

Copper

mg/kg

7.00

ME* – in vivo

MJ/kg DM

12.5

Manganese

mg/kg

40.0

NDF

%

28.5

Selenium

mg/kg

0.09

Starch

%

0.59

Zinc

mg/kg

20.0

Sugar

%

18.0

Saturates

% of oil

23.0

ERDP-FiM*

% @ 6%

4.33

Monounsaturates

% of oil

11.0

DUP-FiM*

% @ 6%

3.16

PUFAs

% of oil

66.0

DUP digestibility

%

70.0

Long chain PUFAs

% of oil

0.00

sDM

0.20

Lysine

% of CP

5.31

aDM

0.50

Methionine

% of CP

1.26

bDM

0.40

Cysteine

% of CP

1.52

cDM

0.11

Histidine

% of CP

3.92

sN

0.12

Threonine

% of CP

4.55

aN

0.32

bN

0.63

cN

0.06

Legal disclaimer

Suggested feeding rates are produced as a guide only and many other factors may have an overriding effect on animal response; no performance guarantee can be given. Rations should be carefully balanced for energy and protein, contain sufficient forage to maintain rumen function and be fortified with an appropriate vitamin and mineral supplement. Animals must have constant access to clean water.

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