Pulp as Cattle feed
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Cattle feeding on cassava pulp.

Cattle feeding on fresh cassava pulp (click to enlarge).

Potato and cassava pulp is excellent cattle feed.
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Calculated on dry matter the feeding value of potato pulp is equivalent to barley.

The high digestibility of the fibre content makes potato pulp of particular advantage as a roughage to high yielding dairy cattle.

 
The Amino acids Absorbed in the Intestine (AAI) is 97 g per kg pulp dry matter. As a comparison, soy bean cake contains 177 g AAI/kg DM

The Protein Balance in the Rumen (PBR) is -85 g per kg pulp dry matter. The  figure is negative because potato pulp requires nitrogen for its digestion in the rumen.