BACKGROUNDER SELECT®

RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® is a dual purpose molasses based liquid pasture supplement designed for ad lib feeding on freestanding pasture or cultivated crops.

 

 

Available without medication as a PCAS approved supplement.

RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® can also be mixed with grain, silage and hay in a TMR mixer for the backgrounding and preconditioning of cattle prior to feedlot entry.

TYPICAL COMPOSITION

  • Molasses, urea, ammonium sulphate, other non protein nitrogen sources, limestone, Coxidin®, organic zinc, Flavo®, salt minerals and vitamins.
  • Base raw materials may gradually change seasonally.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE FEED. It has been designed to supplement hay and / or pasture feeding. Cattle need to be consuming at least 2.5% of body weight as dry matter from pasture and/or hay.
  • RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® is designed to fed ad lib (free choice).
  • Place troughs at least 200m from watering points. Troughs can be moved to encourage stock to graze the entire paddock.
  • Intakes should be monitored and if they exceed 0.8kg/head/day for steers & heifers and 0.5kg/head/day for weaner cattle, discontinue feeding the product.
  • A reliable supply of clean water should be available at all times.
  • Cattle should be vaccinated with 5 in 1 injection before commencing to feed this product.
  • If calves are being fed RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT®, additional sources of protein may be required.
  • Following rain any liquid should be removed from the top of the RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® and discarded. The RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® should then be given a quick stir.
  • Consult your Riverina representative for more information on how to feed this product.
Cattle TypeTarget Intakes
Weaners0.15 - 0.40 kg / head / day
Steers & Heifers - Pre Feedlot0.30 - 0.60 kg / head / day
  • NOTE: If intakes exceed, the above levels contact your local Riverina representative.
  • DISCONTINUE FEEDING IF INTAKES EXCEED:
    0.80KG/HEAD/DAY FOR STEERS AND HEIFERS;
    0.50KG/HEAD/DAY FOR WEANER CATTLE.
  • Refer to “Directions for Use of Liquid Pasture Supplements”.

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS

As FedDry Matter
DRY MATTER%MIN:60.00100.00
PROTEIN%MIN:24.0040.00
UREA%MAX:3.606,00
EQUIV. CP%MAX:23.0038.00
CALCIUM%MIN:0.360.60
PHOSPHORUS%MIN:0.601.00
SULPHUR%MIN:0.601.00
SALT%:11.0018.00
VITAMIN Aiu/kg:100,000.00166,000.00
VITAMIN D3iu/kg:8,000.0013,000.00
VITAMIN Emg/kg:320.00530.00
ENERGY MEMJ/kg:5.609.40
POTASSIUM%MIN:1.602.60
IODINEmg/kg:5.008.00
COBALTmg/kg:5.008.00
COPPERmg/kg:30.0049.00
SELENIUMmg/kg:1.001.67
ZINCmg/kg:900.001,500.00

FEATURES

  • RIVERINA BACKGROUNDER SELECT® is free-flowing and less viscous than molasses.
  • Ingredients are held in suspension to reduce settling so that there is a consistent supply of nutrients.
  • Added organic zinc helps with lean tissue growth, hoof and tissue repair.

QUALITY PRODUCT

  • Manufactured to strict quality control standards for incoming raw materials and the finished product.
  • Formulated in accordance with current research into ruminant nutrition and mixed using a variety of quality raw materials.

MEDICATION

This feed contains Flavo®  which supplies flavophospholipol at 25 mg/kg on an ‘as fed’ basis to improve feed conversion efficiency and weight gain and Coxidin® which supplies monensin sodium at 200mg/kg on an ‘as fed’ basis of feed to improve feed efficiency.

Also available without medication as a PCAS Approved Supplement.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD

Meat – Nil.
Milk – Nil.

PCAS

This product meets PCAS requirements if supplied without medication.


Formulated for CattleUnsuitable for DogsUnsuitable for HorsesUnsuitable for Sheep

BACKGROUNDER SELECT® is a registered trademark of Riverina (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Flavo® and Coxidin® are registered trademarks of Huvepharma AD.
Issued: Oct 2015, Ver 7.0