Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Plant Origin

Feedstuff - Cottonseed Meal

Cottonseed Meal

  •  Widely grown in the southern U.S.
  • Produced by grinding the flakes that remain after oil is extracted from whole cottonseeds.
  • Excellent protein source for ruminants, but only limited use in monogastrics (gossypol toxicity).
  • Low in lysine and tryptophan.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 38-41%
  • Lysine = 1.5-1.7%
  • Ruminant TDN = 71%
  • Monogastric ME = 1200
Physical Description - brown color with black flecks, and a granular to powdery texture.

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