Feedstuffs - Cereal Grain By-Products

Oat Hulls

Oat Hulls

  • Consists of the outer covering of oat grain after it has been processed to separate the groat (kernel) from the hull.
  • A source of fiber that is low in energy and protein.
  • Primarily used as a ruminant roughage extender during times when forages are in short supply.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Ruminant TDN = 37%
  • Monogastric ME = 300 Kcal/lb
  • Crude Fiber = 30%
  • Crude Protein =3.5%
Physical Description - light brown color and smooth, stem-like to flaky texture.

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