Feed Formula for Grasscutter (Cane Rat)

One of challenge of some grasscutter farmers is feed formulation for grasscutters. So if you want to compound good feed for your grasscutters, you can use the following feed formulae.

For young grasscutters, use this feed formula.

Feed Formula for Young Grasscutter

IngredientQuantity (kg)
Cassava34.1
Wheat Offal26
Soybean Meal34.9
Vitamin Premix3
Bone Meal1.5
Salt0.5
Total100
Proximate Composition
Methabolizable Energy (ME)2400 kcal/kg
Crude Protein (CP)22%

For growers and adult grasscutters, use this feed formula.

Feed Formula for Grower & Adult Grasscutter

IngredientQuantity (kg)
Cassava39.1
Wheat Offal31
Soybean Meal24.9
Vitamin Premix3
Bone Meal1.5
Salt0.5
Total100
Proximate Composition
Methabolizable Energy (ME)2450 kcal/kg
Crude Protein (CP)18%

If you want to learn how to prepare cassava roots among the above ingredients, watch Chinedu Eluwa’s video below:


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