Useful Tables – Beef

Energy and protein contents of common feeds for cattle

(Note: The metabolisable energy of some grains are less for cattle than for sheep unless they are rolled or milled) (Source: Drought Feeding and Management of Cattle Table 5.2 page 32)


Energy and protein requirements of pregnant and dry cows

(Source: Drought Feeding and Management of Beef Cattle Table 6.2 page 38)


Energy and protein requirements of cows with calves

(Source: Drought Feeding and Management of Beef Cattle Table 6.3 page 38)


Energy tables for beef cattle (Appendix 11)


Weight of hay bales

(wet weights/as fed weights):Source: http://dairypastureconsumptioncalculator.com.au/help/typical-bale-weight