Sunflower meal is obtained by grinding the residue remaining after extraction of the oil from whole sunflower seeds by a solvent extraction process. Sunflower meal offers a edequate level of protein, energy and fiber in beef and dairy cattle diets. It also contains a high fiber level which is useful when designing beef and dairy nutrition programs. Furthermore, the nutrient profile of sunflower meal strongly complements soybean meal, creating a very effective combination in beef and dairy cattle diets.