Corn Gluten Feed


Corn gluten feed is a by-product from the manufacture of corn starch and corn syrup. It is a medium protein feed.
Corn gluten feed is a major feed ingredient in ruminant diets, particularly for beef and dairy cattle.

Nutritional Benefits

Corn gluten feed is a relatively high fibre, medium-energy, medium-protein product. The protein is degraded relatively rapidly in the rumen.
Its fibre is highly digestible it can be substituted for grains, to reduce the starch load in the rumen. The high fibre content may help to prevent rumen acidosis.
Corn gluten feed is much richer in cell wall constituents than maize grain and a low lignin content about 1.2% DM.
Corn gluten feed is low in calcium but has relatively high levels of phosphorus and potassium.

Feeding Recommendations

Corn gluten feed has medium palatability and may be included in the feed up to a level of 50 percent or fed to cows at a rate of up to 5 kg per cow per day.

Typical Nutritional Analysis

ME (MJME/kg DM)12
Crude Protein21%

Disclaimer: All animal feed products should be fed as part of a healthy balanced diet matched to the specific requirements of the herd. Nutrinza makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the suitability of any of the products supplied to the specific requirements of your animals. Please note that recommended feeding rates are given as a guideline only and will vary based on the total diet and actual feed intake of your animals. It is recommended that you consult your vet, nutritionist or farm consultant before making any dietary changes.