Use this Protein Requirement Calculator to calculate the daily protein requirement for mature lactating goats. Enter the data into the table and then click the Calculate Protein Requirement button. The results will be displayed in the table at the bottom of the page.

1. Enter body weight (kg)
2. Enter average daily gain (g/day)
3. Enter milk production (kg)
4. Enter milk concentration of protein (%)
5. Enter DM intake (% of body weight)

(maintenance energy based on body weight alone)

(adjusted maintenance energy)
To convert from English to metric system,
enter your values here.
They will be automatically entered into the table to the left.


DM intake (kg):
Metabolic fecal MP (g):
Endogenous urinary MP (g):
Scurf MP (g):
Total maintenance MP requirement (g):
Dietary MP used for maintenance (g):
Dietary MP used in milk protein synthesis (g):
MP requirement for BW gain (g):
Total dietary MP requirement (g):