Dry Matter and Fodder

Dry Matter and Fodder

Dry Matter and Fodder Many farmers and nutritionists use dry matter as the yard stick by which livestock should be fed. However it is clear that much of that energy in dry matter is wasted by the animal in the digestion and processing of feed with much of the feed...
The Science Behind Sprouted Barley Fodder

The Science Behind Sprouted Barley Fodder

The Science Behind Sprouted Barley Fodder It can be seen by the laboratory analysis of the fodder leaf, root mass and left over grain that the nutrients contained in fodder are rich and varied. In fact they are the majority of what most animals need on a daily basis....
Growing Sprouted Barley for Livestock

Growing Sprouted Barley for Livestock

Growing Sprouted Barley for Livestock Fodder or animal feed is any feed stock used specifically to feed domesticated livestock such as cattle, goats, sheep, horses, chickens and pigs. “Fodder” refers particularly to food given to the animals (including...
Sprouted Barley – “It Actually Works”

Sprouted Barley – “It Actually Works”

Sprouted Barley – “It Actually Works” With drought conditions and high feed prices creating havoc for many dairies, some producers are finding an innovative and cost-effective solution with sprouted barley fodder. Calvin Nash has a Jersey farm he...
Why Sprout Barley Seed for Fodder?

Why Sprout Barley Seed for Fodder?

Why use Barley Seed for Fodder?   Barley in its fully grown grain form has been used as a core source of food in several cultures. The utilisation of barley with regards to food and medicinal functions extends back 1000’s of years. There is proof of it being...
The Benefits of Feeding Fodder to Livestock

The Benefits of Feeding Fodder to Livestock

The Benefits of Feeding Fodder to Livestock   When raising cattle or poultry for milk, meat or eggs, it is important that they kept adequately fed and watered. Proper nutrition will help your cattle to grow strong and healthy. However, it can sometimes be hard to find...