Molasses can be fed to animals in a number of different ways, such as mixing molasses with other foods, molting molasses to provide direct energy or as a substance containing N non-protein (NPN), vitamins, minerals and veterinary drugs.
The main advantages of molasses as food include:
- Increase energy density
- Increase appetite
- Reduce dust
- Increasing metabolism should reduce food costs
- Improved quality (physical) of the product
- Covering less delicious food ingredients