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Feeds & Nutrition
Copyright 1990
Daily Nutrient Requirements of Breeding Cattle
(All figures in U.S. pounds)
Cow Weight Daily Gain Total Feed
(as fed)
TDN
(energy)
Protein
Dry pregnant mature cow - middle third of pregnancy
800 0 17.0 7.5 1.1
900 0 18.6 8.2 1.2
1000 0 20.1 8.8 1.3
1,100 0 21.7 9.5 1.4
1,200 0 23.1 10.1 1.4
1,300 0 24.4 10.8 1.5
1,400 0 25.9 11.4 1.6
Dry pregnant mature cow - last third of pregnancy
800 .9 18.7 9.2 1.4
900 .9 20.2 9.8 1.5
1000 .9 21.8 10.5 1.6
1,100 .9 23.3 11.2 1.6
1,200 .9 24.8 11.8 1.7
1,300 .9 26.2 12.5 1.8
1,400 .9 27.2 13.1 1.9
Cows nursing calves-Avg. milking ability-1st 3 months post partum-10lbs milk / day
800 0 18.1 10.1 1.8
900 0 20.1 10.8 1.9
1000 0 22.4 11.5 2.0
1,100 0 24.0 12.1 2.0
1,200 0 25.6 12.8 2.1
1,300 0 27.0 13.4 2.2
1,400 0 28.4 14.0 2.3
Cows nursing calves-Heavy milkers-1st 3 months pospartum- 0lbs milk / day
800 0 18.5 12.1 2.2
900 0 20.8 13.1 2.4
1000 0 22.9 13.8 2.5
1,100 0 24.8 14.5 2.6
1,200 0 26.4 15.2 2.7
1,300 0 28.1 15.9 2.8
1,400 0 29.7 16.5 2.9

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