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   1. What is the crude protein %’s for the following products.

               Alfalfa Pellets _________
               Blood Meal _________
               Corn Gluten Meal ________
               Barley Grain _________

   2. What is the protein requirement for a 600lb medium frame steer that we want to
      gain 2.5lbs a day?
      (Answer can be found on page 913 in the Modern Livestock and Poultry Book)

   3. If alfalfa meal cost $200.00 per ton and Corn Gluten Meal Cost $430.00 per ton
      how much would it cost us to make a 4 ton ration using these two products to feed
      the 600 lb steer in question 2?

   4. If Bone Meal cost $375.00 per ton and Barley Grain cost $250.00 per ton how
      much would it cost to make a 4 ton ration using these two products to feed the
      600lb steer in question 2?

   5. If corn cost $135.00 per ton and it has a crude protein of 9% and Brome hay was
      costing $120.00per ton and it has a crude protein of 15% what would it cost us to
      make a 6 ton ration with a crude protein of 12%?

   Alfalfa Pellets
Dry matter                    92 %
Crude Protein                 17.0 %
Fat                           02.9 %
Crude fiber                   25.5 %

   Blood Meal
Crude protein                     80 %
Crude fat                          1%
Crude fiber                        1%

    Corn Gluten Meal
Dry matter               90 %
Crude Protein            60.0 %
Fat                      02.5 %
Crude fiber              02.0 %
    Barley Grain
Dry matter         89 %
Crude Protein      11.6 %
Fat                02.0 %
Crude fiber        06.0 %

				
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