Classified as an energy feed, it could replace a portion of feeds with the same characteristics as grains such as kibbled maize. However, CPP should not exceed approximately 30% of the diet. If feeding 4kg DM CPP or more, cows should be transitioned to the feed. In this instance, it is advised to feed half rates initially before moving to full rates.
Citrus Pulp has a high calcium content (up to 2%) and is low in Phosphorous. Phosphorous supplementation should be considered when higher inclusion rates are used.
It is predominantly a feed for ruminants due to the fibre content and presence of Limonene which can be toxic to monogastrics. It is also not recommended for calves younger than 2 months.
Citrus pulp pellets are hygroscopic and should be stored under dry conditions to prevent quality issues.