Triticale is a hybrid small grain produced by crossing wheat and rye.Interest in triticale has developed around several areas of potential use for the grain. The first area of interest is for use as a feed grain for livestock because it has proven to be a good source of protein, amino acids and B vitamins. It has shown promise as both a forage crop and as an alternative protein source in formulated rations for cattle, sheep and goats as well as chickens.
The new winter triticale CALORIUS fullfils more than it’s name. CALORIUS is the variety with the highest thousand grain weight, which means a very high energy- and fodder value – the best conditions for fodder and thermal utilization.