14. A method of supplementing the diet of a ruminant with lysine, the method comprising:providing the ruminant with a ruminant feed composition comprising:
a granulated core comprising lysine sulfate; and
a coating material of two or more layers surrounding the core, the coating material comprising;
stearic acid, and
wherein the total amount of stearic and palmitic acids is at least 90 wt % of the total weight of the coating,
wherein the lysine exhibits a rumen bypass rate greater than 75%, and an intestinal digestibility rate greater than 70%, and
wherein the weight % ratio of core material to coating material is from 50:50 to 70:30.