Feedstuffs - Protein Sources of Plant Origin

Canola Meal

Canola Meal

  •  Grown primarily in cooler climates where other oil seeds cannot be grown.
  • Produced by grinding the flakes that remain after oil is extracted from whole canola seeds.
  • Canola is a crop derived from rapeseed, but unlike traditional rapeseed is low in both erucic acid and glucosinates.
  • Lower in digestible energy than soybean meal.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Crude Protein = 35-38%
  • Lysine - 2.0-2.3%
  • Ruminant TDN = 64%
  • Monogastric ME = 1100 Kcal/lb
Physical Description - yellowish brown to brown color, small particle size, and a granular to powdery texture.

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