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Table 1: Generic Starter/Grower-Broiler (Medicated)
7,000 pound batch
Canola Meal-40% Protein
Corn Distillers Grains w/ sol
HJ Baker Pro-Plus 60 (fishmeal analog)
Vegetable Fat (oil)
SMI Pellet Pal (pellet binder)
(Vitamin/Trace Mineral premix)
the soybean meal needed at maximum
The capacity in tons for each ingredient will depend on an ingredient's density. As an example, middlings normally have a density of 20
to 22 pounds/feet3. The same 10 x 10
x 50 bin will only hold 50 tons of middlings. With steel bins, the initial cluster of bins can be erected for the initial
required capacities and added onto later if the original design provides for it.
existing concrete bins. Added concrete
bins will require a new foundation and
cluster of bins.
The number of overhead bins required depends not only on the daily
use requirements, but also on whether
the ingredient can be replaced within
a day. Assume a semi-truck holds 25
tons of meal. If the trucks can deliver
daily in the amounts needed, I would
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