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Seasonal Dairy Rations

Seasonal dairy rations from the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center Dairy.

Ingredient Spring Ration Summer Ration Winter Ration
Cool Season Grass Warm Season Grass High Quality Alfalfa
lbs/ton % lbs/ton % lbs/ton %
Corn 1,395 69.8 1,445 72.3 810 40.5
Soy hull pellets 440 22.0 0 0.0 500 25.0
Wet molasses 50 2.5 50 2.5 50 2.5
SB meal (47.5%) 0 0.0 130 6.5 125 6.3
Distillers grains (dried) 0 0.0 130 6.5 0 0.0
Corn gluten feed 0 0.0 130 6.5 435 21.8
Fat 50 2.5 50 2.5 50 2.5
Limestone 35 1.8 35 1.8 0 0.0
Trace mineral salt 20 1.0 20 1.0 20 1.0
Di-cal phosphate 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 0.5
Magnesium oxide 10 0.5 10 0.5 0 0.0