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on August 16, 2017

Forage analysis crucial to accurate ruminant rations

NIR analysis aids in combating variability, identifying accurate nutrient, mineral parameters

Forage nutrient content can vary substantially, making analysis a critical part of rationing ruminant livestock. Analysis includes the basic parameters of energy and protein, as well as dry matter (DM) and can be extended to minerals and assessment of hygienic quality.

Without accurate analyses, including forages in rations will be…

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