The analysis of starch at Midwest uses modified AACC- 76-13.01/AOAC 996.11 methods. The basic protocol is to convert the hydrolysable starch into individual glucose molecules and then measure the amount of glucose (also known as dextrose) present using a glucometer. The test procedure cannot measure resistant starch or differentiate between indigenous glucose and that glucose produced by the enzymatic breakdown of the starch.
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Relative Feed Value (RFV) can be calculated on any set of feed analysis data that includes ADF and NDF, however the equations were developed specifically for alfalfa hay fed to Dairy cows.READ MORE
The quality of alfalfa hay used as feed, can be determined from the ADF, NDF, Relative Feed Value, TDN and crude protein levels.READ MORE
Silage and hay are the most common forms of storage for forages. Silages are usually preferred by livestock to hay.READ MORE