Do you know exactly what’s in your livestock feed?

Feed companies generally do a good job of providing necessary nutrients through their products. But knowing exactly what’s in those bags is an important key to keeping animals—from chickens to goats, cattle to alpacas—healthy and happy.

In this video, we break down how to read a feed bag tag—from ingredients to nutrients—so that you can take full control of what you give your animals.

Want more? Check out this article to learn about reading chicken feed labels!

Russell Graves is a hobby farmer from Dodd City, Texas. With a degree in agriculture education, Russell spent 16 years as an agriculture science instructor in Childress, Texas, where he was named Texas Agriscience Teacher of the Year on three occasions. Since leaving the classroom in 2009, he’s made his living by writing and photographing topics in the fields of agriculture, conservation and the outdoors.

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