Cottonseed without gossypol offers nutrition options

Cottonseed without gossypol offers nutrition options

Delta Farm Press

He explains that gossypol, a toxic substance that persists throughout the cotton plant to protect it from pests, limits use as a feed option for livestock other than cattle. Cottonseed has been a staple for cattle for years, possible, Rathore says, because of the complexity of a cow’s digestive system. Gossypol is toxic to other livestock species.

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