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Shredded Beet Pulp
by Gary Pfalzbot
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Beet Pulp is the vegetable matter that remains after sugar is extracted from sliced sugar beets. It is bulk feed, high in fiber and unique in that its fiber is extremely digestible. Beet Pulp swells tremendously when moistened which pulls the ration apart in the animal’s stomach and allows the gastric juices to circulate freely.

Typical Analysis Solvent
Crude Protein 7.0%
Fat 0.3%
Fiber 22.0%
Calcium 0.6%
Phosphorus 0.1%
Total Digestable Nutrients 74.0%
Net energy - Lactation 0.81 Mcal/100 lbs.

Caution: Any recommendations given here should be considered as general only and may not apply in your specific situation. All final recommendations should be made by a qualified person familiar with your particular circumstances.

About the author: Gary Pfalzbot is a Service Connected Disabled Veteran and the web master of GoatWorld as well as some other web sites. He has raised goats over the years, been involved with 4-H (as a young boy) and currently resides in Colorado where he and his wife Pam raise a few breeds of goats and other animals, and primarily author the GoatWorld web site to continue to inform, educate, and promote the industry.

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