Research has suggested the WSC method of starch analysis is best suited for capturing all the sugars pertinent to ruminants. Digging deeper on results specifically in cooked ingredients (like bakery by-products, puffed grains) shows this not to be the case. Tom provides insight on why you SHOULD be using ESC values for these products.
Suppliers of specialty feed ingredients must now submit feeds for inclusion in the AMTS Commercial Feedbank through an on-line form. Learn more about this service in the following blog.
AMTS license holders can read a whitepaper from Dr Tom Tylutki about updates to the CNCPS model (and AMTS) as a result of current understanding of forage NDF degradation rates.
One of the convenience features of AMTS.Farm is the ability to import a feed analysis as a Standard XML file using the Import Feed Analysis function.
AMTS.Farm is BIG program. We try to make it easy to use by adding niceties like templates, search bars, quick navigation aids, and the like. One of those features is the ability to create Feedbanks. Lynn wrote the following piece to teach you a little something about Feedbanks.
Certain feed analysis values are critical to CNCPS based models. Learn more about which nutrients are most important in the model.