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Table 1 Ingredient composition of concentrate diet 1,2 fed to sheep and goats

From: Preslaughter diet management in sheep and goats: effects on physiological responses and microbial loads on skin and carcass

Ingredient Composition,%
Cottonseed hull 14.0
Ground corn 67.8
Soybean meal 13.6
Poultry fat 2.73
Trace minerals3 0.5
Vitamin premixed 0.5
Dicalcium phosphate 0.9
  1. 1Predicted digestible Energy (DE) = 4.0 Mcal/kg.
  2. 2Crude protein = 12.9%.
  3. 3Composition: NaCl, 45 to 50%; Ca 9.0 to 10.8%; P, >4.5%; Mg, >1.5%; K, >0.9%; S, >0.3%; Zn, >1.55%; and I, >180 ppm; Fe, >2,000 ppm; Mn, >4,000 ppm; Se, >60 ppm; vitamin A, >2,200,000 IU; vitamin D3, >165,000 IU; and vitamin E, >6,600 IU/kg.