Buying or selling feeds? Know their dry matter

 Resize text         Printer-friendly version of this article Printer-friendly version of this article

When pricing feeds, water is considered a diluent of nutrients and the higher the moisture concentration, the less you should pay for a particular feed on an as-fed basis, says Bill Weiss, professor and extension dairy specialist, The Ohio State University.

In the January 2013 Buckeye Dairy News, Weiss explains that when buying or selling feeds, the dry matter concentration must be considered when deriving a price. He also provides steps to help you price wet feeds and advice for sampling feeds for dry matter analysis.

Read The Importance of Knowing Dry Matter Concentration When Buying (or Selling) Feeds.

Source: January 2013 Buckeye Dairy News

Comments (0) Leave a comment 

e-Mail (required)


characters left

6D Series

John Deere offers four models in its economical 6D Series Tractor lineup: the 105 horsepower 6105D, 115 horsepower 6115D; 130 ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

Feedback Form
Leads to Insight