Feedstuffs - Cereal Grans & Processed Cereal Grains

Whole Tricale

Whole Triticale

  • Not widely grown in the U.S.
  • A synthestic cereal grain, derived by crossing what with rye.
  • Compared to corn, it is slightly lower in energy and higher in protein.
  • Usually processed in some way prior to feeding (coarsely ground, cracked, etc.).
  • Bulk density = 56 lbs/bushel

Average Nutrient Content

  • Ruminant TDN = 90%
  • Monogastric ME  = 1425 Kcal/lb
  • Crude Protein = 14%
Physical Description - brown color, short and oblong shape (plumper than wheat), round edges, crease down middle of one side, and a smooth texture.

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