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cottonseed

seed of the cotton plant. Made into cake after oil extraction and used as feed for livestock.

cottonseed cake
or meal contains gossypol and causes hepatitis and degeneration of cardiac muscle. The clinical syndrome includes dullness, weakness, dyspnea and edema. Usually fed as decorticated cake because of the high fiber content of the raw product.
cottonseed hulls
winnowed from the cotton seeds and used as roughage for ruminants. Have negligible feed value but are an effective diluent for grain because of the ease with which they can be handled by mechanical equipment.
cottonseed oil
used topically as an emollient.
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1977) found that cottonseed hulls were more readily consumed (3.
2 g/kg DM), close to that of different varieties of cottonseed hulls (230 to 303 g/kg DM) reported in the literature (Fadel, 1999; Robinson et al.
The concentrate group includes linted whole cottonseed, dried distillers grains and dried brewers grains, whereas the forage group includes, beet pulp, soy hulls, cottonseed hulls and others.
However, a negative interaction was noted when a combination of cottonseed hulls and cotton long linter were fed to ruminants (Coppock et al.
In summary, the products of delinted cottonseed hulls can be defined as roughage with a low crude protein and very high fibre content, when compared to feeds consisting of conventional linted cottonseed hulls.
Digestibility and utilization of cottonseed hulls by cattle.
Evaluation of corn fiber, cottonseed hulls, oat hulls and soybean hulls as roughage sources for ruminants.
2) Average daily roughage intake contained the total daily intake of alfalfa and cottonseed hulls, and the average daily intake of alfalfa were 165, 169, 162 g/d in CON, LY, MO group respectively; daily intake of cottonseed hulls were 549, 592, 477 g/d in CON, LY, MO group respectively.
Aged sawdust and cottonseed hulls may be the main basal ingredients.