Livestock Feed Concentrates
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Concentrates are feeds used with another to improve the nutritive balance of the total and intended to be further diluted and mixed to produce a supplement or a complete feed.
Complete feed: A nutritionally adequate feed for animals.
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Concentrates refer to animal feeds that are rich in energy and/or protein but low in fiber, such as corn, soybean meal, oats, wheat, molasses, etc. A better explanation of concentrate is that: it is an incomplete feed that contains a higher percentage of energy, protein, premix (vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, organic acids), and other feed additives depending on the type of concentrate. It means that the concentrate is expected to be mixed with other feed ingredients such as maize, soybean meal, groundnut cake, maize or wheat offal, bran, etc.
Types of Concentrates
Concentrate feed is just feed that is intensely focused on one class of nutrients. The most common types include:
Minerals, vitamins, and additives concentrate
Concentrate feeds are available for different animal species. For instance, there are:
Chick concentrate (for birds between ages 1 day and 6 weeks)
Grower Concentrate (for birds between ages 6 weeks and 16 weeks)
Layer concentrate (for chickens that are laying eggs)
Broiler starter and finisher concentrate (for broiler chicken)
Piglet and pig concentrate
Sheep and goat concentrate, etc.