Sheep Feed Rations

Sheep Feed Rations Information Table
Feed Stuff DM
%
CP
%
DP
%
EE
%
CF
%
ADF
%
NDF
%
Ash
%
CA
%
P
%
K
%
S
%
ZN
PPM
TDN
%
DE
Mcal/lb.
Nem
Mcal/lb.
Neg
Mcal/lb.
Alfalfa Hay
Mid Bloom
90 18 14 2.0 29 34 50 10 1.4 0.23 1.8 0.30 17 58 1.16 0.57 0.26
Corn, Yellow 89 10 6.9 4.1 3 3 10 2 0.0 0.30 0.4 0.10 17 89 1.78 0.98 0.67
Calculate Averages,(Alfalfa "50% of feed" + Corn "50% of feed")= Sub total / 2 items = Average Ration Value.


New Sheep Feed Rations
Hay 50% & Corn 50% by Weight
Feed Stuff DM
%
CP
%
DP
%
EE
%
CF
%
ADF
%
NDF
%
Ash
%
CA
%
P
%
K
%
S
%
ZN
PPM
TDN
%
DE
Mcal/lb.
Nem
Mcal/lb.
Neg
Mcal/lb.
Hay 50% & Corn 50% 89.5 14 10.5 3.1 16 18.5 30 6 0.7 0.26 1.1 0.2 17 72.5 1.47 0.77 0.46
New Sheep Rations = Alfalfa 50% and Corn 50%
Calcium (CA) to Phosphorus (P) Ratio: 2.5 to 1 Recommended. Actual = 3.5 to 1
TDN = 72.5, protects against "ketosis" and "pregnancy toxemia", higher the value the better. As the amount of TDN increases in a ration, the rate of gain normally increases. Therefore, feed efficiency and overall performance are determined to a large extent by the level of TDN or energy in the ration
TDN = Total digestible nutrients, DM = Dry Matter, CP = Crude Protein, DP = Digestible Protein


Feed Quantities/Weight Tables
Feed Type 1 Flake 2 Flakes Grain, 3 way Corn, Yellow
Good Alfalfa Hay 4.8 lbs 9.6 lbs NA NA
Large Coffee Can, Full NA NA 2.8 lbs 5 lbs
Small Coffee Can, Full NA NA 1.0 lbs 1.7 lbs


Sheep Flock Weight and Food Requirements
Sheep ID Pounds 3.1% Daily Feed 1/2 each Feeding @ 3.1% 5% Daily Feed 1/2 each Feeding @ 5%
Pretty Boy 220 6.82 3.41 11 5.5
Frost 168 5.20 2.60 8.40 4.20
Twilight 167 5.18 2.59 8.35 4.18
Baby 193 5.98 2.99 9.65 4.83
Mystie 273 8.46 4.23 13.65 6.83
Lancelot 300 9.30 4.65 15.00 7.50
Pixie 200 6.20 3.10 10.00 5.50
Lucky 240 7.44 3.72 12.00 6.00
Grain or Corn should never exceed 75% of daily intake or be fed prior to roughage.

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