Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Animal Origin

Spray-Dried Whey

Spray-Dried Whey

  • By-product from making cheese that is produced by spray-drying the liquid that remains after the casein and most of the fat has been removed.
  • Good source of digestible protein and energy (high in lactose).
  • High cost limits its widespread use.
  • Primarily used in diets for newly weaned pigs to increase feed intake.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 12%
  • Lysine = 1.1%
  • Ruminant TDN = 79%
  • Monogastric ME = 1450 Kcal/lb
Physical Description - creamy to light brown color and a powdery texture.

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