Home | Contact | Privacy | About |
This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.

Recommended amount of urea to give to milking cow
Urea is a very cheap form of protein for ruminants. It is a form of protein called non-protein nitrogen (NPN) because it is not like the proteins found in meat, soybeans meal, fish meal etc. But mricrobes in ruminants' belly can use it as protein and multiply. When they die, the animal will use them as a source of protein.

Urea can do wonders in terms of promoting growth or milk yield. But too much can lead to disastrous effect. For milking cows, give a maximum of 220g per cow per day. But 110 to 150g per cow per day is more common. Mix it in the concentrate feed to achieve 1 to 2% urea in the total grain ration or 2.8 to 5.6% crude protein from NPN in total grain ration.

Urea contains about 262 to 287% crude protein.

Don't feed urea together with raw soybeans hull because an enzyme in the hull will break down urea to ammonia, causing poor palatability (poor feed intake). Also, don't feed it to calves less than 3 months old.

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  when will viagra go generic ejeqecut 0 0 10 hours ago
Last Post: ejeqecut
  2023 NFL Draft possibility profile - Cameron Latu, TE, Alabama Cheeverss 0 0 Yesterday, 02:10 AM
Last Post: Cheeverss
  Pig Farming: Hot Useful Tips Henlus 36 0 04-20-2023, 08:28 PM
Last Post: Quack
  Broiler Feed and Growth Chart Henlus 6 1 03-24-2023, 11:10 PM
Last Post: Henlus
  House Size For Chicken Charly 2 4,129 03-15-2023, 07:38 PM
Last Post: Henlus
  Chickens: Feed Consumption and Growth Rate Chart? Trimex 4 3,695 01-20-2023, 06:16 AM
Last Post: Hunter
  Prevention and Treatment of Coccidiosis in Chickens Henlus 15 12,376 12-04-2022, 10:47 AM
Last Post: Henlus
  Chickens: Chicken Infected with Fowlpox Even After Vaccination? FarmTech 7 5,666 12-04-2022, 07:34 AM
Last Post: FarmTech
  lasota vaccination Anebi 3 3,941 11-05-2022, 10:55 PM
Last Post: Sendrix
Thumbs Down The 4 Broiler Breeds And The Ones That Grow Taller And Fatter In Shorter Time Donk 4 24 11-04-2022, 10:54 PM
Last Post: Donk

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)