Barley - Whole
Barley grain is an important feed ingredient for the major livestock species. It has a high fat and calorie content which makes it an excellent grain for weight gain. Barley is a better choice than heavier grains (high energy) such as wheat and maize when roughage is required in a ration.
A high energy grain, which may be fed whole to poultry, sheep and goats but requires processing (crushed or boiled) prior to feeding cattle, pigs and horses.
Barley is not a complete feed and should be offered as a supplement to other feeds as part of a complete diet suitable for the type of animal being fed.
High fat and calorie for weight gain.
Suggested Feeding Rates
|Cattle||Dairy cows||Up to 6kg per day|
|Beef animals and dry cows||Up to 2kg per day|
|Calves||Up to 1kg per day|
|Sheep||Ewes||Up to 200g per day|
|Lambs||Up to 100g per day|
|Goats||Does||Up to 300g per day|
|Kids||Up to 150g per day|
|Horses||Up to 2kg per day|
|Camelids||Adult||Up to 300g per day|
|Deer||Adult||Up to 1kg per day|
|Poultry||Up to 50g per day|
|Pigs||Up to 500g per day|
Typical analysis (approximate on an as fed basis)