Sprouts and Animal Nutrition

The research community is constantly adding new studies in the field of sprouts and animal nutrition. Please see our library of research articles for the latest research.

“Commercial Hydroponic Fodder Growing in South Africa”, D. A. Harris, Republic of South Africa, from the Proceedings of the Third International Congress of Soilless Culture, Sassari, Italy, 7-12 May 1973.

“Effect of Hydroponically Produced Oat Grass on Ration Digestibility of Cattle”, R. J. Hillier and T. W. Perry, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana.

“Effect of various treatments on the nutritional value of rye or rye fractions” Br Poult Sci. 1988 Dec;29(4):709-20. Ward AT, Marquardt RR. Department of Animal Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

“Feeding Value of Hydroponically Sprouted Barley for Poultry and Pigs”, D.J. Peer and S. Leeson, Department of Animal Science and Poultry Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Onterio.

“Feeding Value of Sprouted Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) for Beef Cattle Finishing Diets”, Animal Feed Science and Technology, 15 (1986) 113-121.

“Feeding Livestock form the Hydroponic Garden”, Arizona State University, May 1974.

“Hydroponic Shed Produces enough feed for 55 cows”, New Zealand Journal of Agriculture 1986, 151 : 11, 18-19.

“Malt sprouts as a source of supplemental protein for ruminants.”, J Dairy Sci 1986 Nov;69(11):2959-62, Erickson PS, Murphy MR, Davis CL.

“Nutrient Content of Hydroponically Sprouted Barley”, D. J. Peer and S. Leeson, Animal Feed Science and Technology, 13 (1985) 191-202.

“Nutritive Value of Hydroponic Feed and its use for Feeding High Yielding Cows.”  Grigor’ ev, Fitsev, and Lesnitskaya.  Article in Russian. Abstract in English.

“Nutritive Value of Sprouted Wheat for Swine and Poultry”, R. C. Bull and C. F Petersen, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

“Production of Two Highly Active Bacterial Phytases with Broad pH Optima in Germinated Transgenic Rice Seeds”, Transgenic Res. 2004 Feb;13(1):29-39. Hong CY, Cheng KJ, Tseng TH, Wang CS, Liu LF, Yu SM. Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan, ROC.