- Concentrates are livestock feeds provide the basic nutrients required for animal production, including energy, proteins, minerals, vitamins and other micro-nutrients.
- Concentrates are feeds that contain a high density of nutrients, usually low in crude fiber content (less than 18% of dry matter (DM)) and high in total digestible nutrients more than 60%.
- Concentrates may be high in energy, referred to as energy concentrates, such as cereals and milling by-products, or high in protein, with over 20% crude protein, referred to as protein concentrates.
- Concentrates can be fed in raw or milled forms.
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