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Table 3 Ingredients and chemistry composition of the treatment pellets, and total mixed ration

From: The effect of an organic rumen-protected fat supplement on performance, metabolic status, and health of dairy cows

CompositionSupplement pelletOrganilac 200TMR
TreatmentControl
Ingredients, % of DM
 Dehydrated ground alfalfa2020
 Rumen protected fat3093.6
 Ground corn4070
 Molasses55
 Nonfat powder milk55
 Corn silage16
 Hay41.2
 Ray ranch grass3.3
 Farm grain mix33
 Cottonseed6.2
Chemical composition, % of DM
 DM, %90.385.693.614.8
 CP9.313.40.714.8
 Soluble Protein, % of CP14.113.40.25.5
 ADF protein, % of CP7.50.50.341.22
 NDF protein, % of CP10.21.720.542.51
 ADF7.9101.225.3
 NDF12.8201.934.8
 Lignin2.982.410.445.6
 Starch22.6
 Crude Fat28.65.187.54.59
 NE Lactation, Mcal/lb. of DM1.260.842.360.72
 NE Maintenance, Mcal/lf of DM1.30.882.490.73
 NE Gain, Mcal/lb. of DM0.940.581.860.45
 Ca3.840.879.630.85
 P0.260.3300.3
 Mg0.170.20.090.3
 K0.690.940.691.47
 Na0.090.080.03
 Fe, PPM204124269
 Mn, PPM322321
 Zn, PPM29256
 Cu, PPM963