MSU Sheep Institute
Dept. of Animal and Range Sciences

Montana State University Sheep Ration Program

Welcome to Montana State University’s Sheep Ration Program, designed to help producers meet the nutritional needs of their sheep with available forages and feeds.

Use this FREE online program to:

  • View sheep nutritional requirements
  • View the standard nutrient content of more than 300 feeds
  • Enter and save custom feed values based on laboratory results
  • Balance and save rations for sheep at various lifecycles stages
  • Find answers to frequently asked nutritional questions
  • Balance feedlot rations
  • Determine quantities of feed for a flock
  • Determine supplement needs for ewes grazing winter range

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