Feedstuffs - Miscellaneous Feedstuffs

Urea

Urea

  • A source of nitrogen (not a protein supplement) also referred to as non-protein nitrogen.
  • Should only be fed to ruminants.
  • Can be toxic if fed at excessive levels (should provide no more than 1/3 of the total nitrogen in the diet).
  • Diets with added urea should also contain a readily available source of carbon (energy).

Average Nutrient Content

  • Nitrogen = 42-45%
Physical Description - white color, small beadlike particles, and a granular texture.

 


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