26 Feb 2015

Cassava is used as animal feed extensively in Asia, South America, Africa, and Europe, and especially in places such as Thailand, China, Nigeria, Brazil, etc. Cassava hay, which is produced at a young growth stage, 3-4 months and being harvested about 30-45 cm above ground, sun-dried for 1-2 days until having final dry matter of at least 85%. The cassava hay contains high protein content( 20-27% CP, and 1.5-4% condensed tannins) It is used as a good roughage source for dairy, beef, buffalo, goats, sheep by either directing feeding or as a protein source in the concentrate mixtures.

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