Malt Sprouts

Malt sprouts originate as a side product of the production of malt. It consists of dry rootlets of germinated barley – malt. This is a bulk or granulated feed with a yellow-brown colour. In comparison with cereals it has a double content of nitrogenous substances /approx. 25%/. Malt sprouts are rich for vitamins, such as A, B1, B2, C, D, E, pantothenic acid, folic acid. In addition, they are a source of proteolytic and amylolytic enzymes. They are used particularly in the production of feeding mixtures. Malt sprouts are dietetically suitable and tasty feeds for high utility dairy cows, pigs and horses.