Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Animal Origin

Meat and Bone Meal

Meat and Bone Meal

  • Rendering industry by-product, produced by grinding the dried mammalian tissue (excludes blood, hair, hoof, horn, hide trimmings, stomach, and rumen).
  • Good source of protein, energy, calcium, and phosphorus.
  • Primarily used as a partial source of supplemental protein for monogastrics (limited use in ruminant and horse diets).
  • Low palpability (hard to handle).

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 45-50%
  • Lysine = 2.2-2.6%
  • Ruminant TDN = 67%
  • Monogastric ME = 1150 Kcal/lb
Physical Description - light brown color with tiny white bone chips and a powdery texture.

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