Feedstuffs - Cereal Grain By-Products

Wheat Middlings

Wheat Middlings

  • By-product of the wheat flour milling industry.
  • Consists of the fine particles of wheat bran, wheat shorts, wheat germ, wheat flour, and some of the offal from the "tail of the mill".
  • Rich in niacin, vitamin B1, phosphorus, and iron.
  • A palatable feedstuff commonly added to cattle diets.
  • Has a mild laxative effect

Average Nutrient Content

  • Ruminant TDN = 81%
    Monogastric ME = 1000 Kcal/lb
    Crude Fiber = 8.5%
    Crude Protein =15%
Physical Description - light brownish color, small particle size, and a lightly flaky to finely ground texture.

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