A History of Feed Calculation

This section describes German attitudes to the development of animal nutrition and feed calculation. This section is not chronologically complete, but is expanded from time to time. If you have any feedback on this, please contact us. We are grateful for any information on calculation methods or tools used (e.g. slide rule, computer, etc).

1803-1873 Justus von Liebig, founder of agricultural chemistry https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justus_von_Liebig

1864 Henneberg / Stohmann establish the so-called Weende Analysis in Göttingen (the Institute was situated in Weende, thus the name) https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futtermittelanalytik#Weender_Futtermittelanalyse