Jenifer Heyden is a livestock extension specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture in Saskatchewan. She walks us through how to interpret the basics of a feed analysis report.
Dry Matter Intake Estimates and factors that affect DMI
Energy Estimates: TDN, Net Energy (maintenance, gain and lactation)
Protein Estimates: Crude Protein, DIP, UIP, ADFCP, NDFCP, Adjusted Crude Protein
Rules of thumb for Crude Protein and TDN at different stages of gestation/lactation
Acid Detergent Fiber vs Neutral Detergent Fiber
Magnesium and Potassium (Tetany ratios)
Sodium levels, Sulfur levels, body condition scoring