Feedstuffs - Cereal Grain By-Products

Wheat Bran

Wheat Bran

  • By-product of the wheat flour milling industry.
  • Consists of the coarse outer covering of the wheat kernel.
  • Rich in niacin, vitamin B1, phosphorus, and iron.
  • Used to provide bulk to diets and as a mild laxative.
  • Used primarily in diets for horses and in diets for gestating cows, sheep, and swine.

Average Nutrient Content

  • Ruminant TDN = 62%
  • Monogastric ME = 1055 Kcal/lb
  • Crude Fiber = 10%
  • Crude Protein =  16%
Physical Description - light brown color with spots of white, fairly large particle size, and a flaky texture.

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