Winter Feed Demand table (kg/DM)

Winter Feed Demand table (kg/DM)

The ME of feed discussed in tables below is 10.5MJME/kg.

Species/Sub-species

Sex

Age

 kgDM/day

Red

Both

Weaner (<75kg liveweight)

1.5-2.1

Hind

 

Yearling

2.2

Adult

2.0

Stag

 

Yearling Spiker

2.6

Adult (velvet)

3.0

Adult (breeding)

3.5

Elk/Wapiti

Both

Weaner

1.9-2.5

Cow

 

Yearling

2.7

Adult

2.6-3.0

Bull

 

Yearling Spiker

3.0 

Adult

3.5

Adult (Breeding)

4.0-5.0

Cattle

Both

Yearlings

4.0-5.0

Adult

7.0

Sheep

Both

unspecified

1.0