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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Scott Beyer

Scott Beyer, PhD, Kansas State University, sbeyer@k-state.edu

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All-sorghum poultry diets are now possible!

Modern varieties of sorghum allow for complete replacement of corn in poultry diets as they contain virtually insignificant amounts of tannin that rendered older varieties less efficient.
In years past, many poultry nutritionists would typically discount the nutritional value of grain sorghum when compared to corn or wheat. The nutritional value of sorghum was assumed to be 85 to 90 percent of the total feeding value of corn.
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