Brewer's grain

  • Suitable for
  • Insect feed
  • Product category
  • Brewery co-products
  • Product Features
  • High in protein, energy-rich
  • Product form
  • Stackable
  • Nipple worthy
  • No
  • % Dry matter
  • 23.1
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Product description

Brewer's grains for insect nutrition

is released when brewing beer at breweries. Brewer's grain has a good protein digestibility and contain a lot of structure, which is beneficial for the cattle's rumen function. The co-product Brewer's grain is self-preserving.

Quality

The product complies with laws and regulations. Mycotoxins, insecticides, pesticides and herbicides are tested according to the GMP+ FSA. The product is non-GMO (according to Regulation (EC) 1829/2003 and 1830/2003).

More information or a question? Contact:

Kelly Vermeer

Valid from 07 September 2021

Valid from 07 September 2021

Matrix 1
Dry matter %
23.1
pH
4.4
Crude protein
240
Crude fat
98
Crude fibre
186
Crude ash
45
Starch total
100
Sugar
6
Matrix 2
Calcium (Ca)
4.8
Sodium (Na)
0.1
Chloride (Cl)
0.4
Potassium (K)
0.5
Matrix 3
Phosporus total (P)
6.7
Dig. Phosphorus
4.4
Matrix 4
Lactic acid
25
Acetic acid
6
AID
SID
Matrix 5
Dig. Lysine
0.0
7.0
Dig. Methionine
0.0
3.8
Dig. Methionine + Cystine
0.0
7.2
Dig. Threonine
0.0
7.0
Dig. Tryptophan
0.0
2.3
Dig. Isoleucine
0.0
8.4
Dig. Leucine
0.0
15.7
Dig. Valine
0.0
10.6
Matrix 6
VEM
883
VEVI
920
DVE
138
OEB
44
FOS
395
Matrix 7
Energie value
0.84
NE pigs, kcal
1760
ME Schw., MJ
10.1

Levels are based on averages and stated in grams per kg of dry matter, unless stated otherwise. Changes in product composition are reserved.

Bijproduct Bierbostel

Feeding advice based on DS of total ration

Feed advice
Weaned piglets (up to25 kg)
max 3%
Fattening pigs (25 - 50 kg)
max 5%
Fattening pigs (from 50 kg)
max 7,5%
Sows
max 12,5%
Dairy cattle
max 8-12 kg product in ration
Beef cattle
max 1-2 kg product / 100 kg body weight

Logistics & Storage

Transport
Transport
Bulk with walking floor, tipper or container truck
Storage
Trench silo or silage
Shelf life
6 months, if properly ensiled
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Frequently asked Questions about Brewer's grain

Below are the questions commonly asked about the co-product Brewer's grain for insects, do you have any other questions about the co-product? Then please contact us.

Is the co-product Brewer's grain suitable for insect feeding? 

The co-product Brewer's grain is very suitable as insect food e.g. for mealworms or (soldier) flies. The insect co-product Brewer's grain has the appropriate certification. Are you looking for more co-products? Looop has a wide range of co-products suitable as feed for insects. 

See our product range here

How should you store and preserve the co-product Brewer's grain for insects? 

The co-product Brewer's grain is stored in a trench silo or silage.

What is the shelf life of the co-product Brewer's grain for insects?

The shelf life of the co-product Brewer's grain for insects is 6 months, if properly ensiled.

Is it permitted to feed the co-product Brewer's grain to insects?

The European Union only allows co-products with a GMP+ certification to be fed to insects. These co-products have also been found safe for animal feed. The co-product Brewer's grain for insects has a GMP+ certification which makes the co-product Brewer's grain suitable for feeding insects such as a flies or larva. 

Who can I contact about the co-product Brewer's grain for insects?

Do you have any questions about the co-product Brewer's grain? Or would you like to know more about the different co-products that can be used as insect feed? Get in touch with: Kelly Vermeer. You can reach Kelly by sending an email to kvermeer@looop.company or by calling +316 23 43 26 41.

What is brewer's grains used for?

Brewer's grains are used in insect feed. In addition, brewers' grains are used in pig or cow feed rations.