LUPINS | WHOLE | CRACKED

LUPINS | WHOLE | CRACKED

PACK SIZE

20kg woven polypropylene bags.

 

Lupins can be fed as part of a balanced diet to all animals.

There are two basic types of lupins – bitter and sweet varieties. The ones currently grown commercially as a stock feed in Australia are the sweet types.

 

Crushed, untreated lupin seed of sweet varieties can be included in diets of pigs of all ages. In pigs, lupin seed has been found to be a good source of protein as meat meal or soybean meal when comparisons have been made based on equal contributions of lysine.

 

LIMITATIONS

 

There are no limitations on the inclusion of sweet varieties. As there is no simple method of detecting the alkaloid contents of lupin seeds, it is important that only lupins known to be grown from certified sweet seed be used as livestock feed. Manganese accumulation of white lupins may limit the level of inclusion.

 

The bitter strains of lupins contain up to 2.0 percent of al alkaloid which is highly toxic to pigs. The certified varieties of sweet lupins grown in Australia contain only traces (less than 0.05 percent) of alkaloid and are both safe and palatable to livestock without any form of heat treatment.

  • SUGGESTED MAXIMUM INCLUSION RATES IN TOTAL DIET

    SPECIES MAXIMUM INCLUSION RATES
    PIG - WEANER 5%
    PIG - GROWER 15%
    PIG - FINISHER 25%
    PIG - BREEDER 10%

     

  • NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS

          TYPICAL
    PROTEIN % MIN: 28.00
    CALCIUM % MIN: 0.20
    PHOSPHORUS % MIN: 0.30
    LYSINE % MIN: 1.30
    METHIONINE % MIN: 0.17
    FIBRE % MIN: 11.00
    FAT % MIN: 5.00
    DE PIG MJ/KG   14.20

     

  • STORAGE

    Cool, shaded, dry conditions, away from vermin.

    X Not for human consumption

    X Seek nutritional advice to use this ingredient as part of a balanced diet.