# Balance 100 pounds of a ration for swine to contain 17 percent…

### Balance 100 pounds of a ration for swine to contain 17 percent…

Question

Balance 100 pounds of a ration for swine to contain 17 percent protein. Make the ration contain 10 percent DDG and use CORN and SOYBEAN MEAL (SBM) to supply the needed amount of additional protein. Leave 4 percent of the ration free for vitamins, minerals, and all other ingredients. Balance the ration to contain 0.6% Calcium and 0.5% Phosphorus. Make it contain:

• 2 lbs/Ton of trace mineral premix
• 6 lbs/Ton of Vitamin Premix
• 0.25% Salt
• 1 lb/Ton of Selenium premix
• 250 ppm Copper from CuSO4 that contains 25% Copper
• 80 grams/Ton of a drug premix that contains 10 grams of the drug per lb of premix Use this Composition (%)

Protein Calcium Phosphorus Lysine

Corn:   7.5 .02 .29 .24

DDG:   24 .10 .44 .97

SBM:   47 .25 .60 2.88

Dicalcium Phosphate: 0 24.0 18.5

Limestone:  0 38.0 0

Answer with a numerical value for the amount in 100 pounds, accurate to 2 decimal places.