Practice Code: 592
Reporting Unit: Number of Systems (No.) and Animal Units Affected (AU.)
Feed management is the practice of managing the quantity of available nutrients fed to livestock and poultry for their intended purpose.
Purposes and Benefits
Supply the quantity of available nutrients required by livestock and poultry for maintenance, production, and reproduction; while reducing the quantity of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, excreted in manure by minimizing the over-feeding of these and other nutrients
Improve net farm income by feeding nutrients more efficiently