Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Plant Origin

Soybean meal

Soybean Meal

  • Most widely used protein supplement in the U.S.
  • Produced by grinding the flakes that remain after oil is extracted from whole soybean.
  • Very palatable with the highest nutritional value of any plant protein source.
  • Excellent source of protein and amino acids.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 44-48%
  • Lysine = 2.8-3.0%
  • Ruminant TDN = 78%
  • Monogastric ME = 1400 Kcal/lb
Physical Description - light borwn color, irregular shape, and a granular to flaky texture.

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