BEEF MINERALS CONCENTRATE 2.5%

RIVERINA BEEF MINERALS CONCENTRATE 2.5% is a vitamin and mineral concentrate with Rumensin® and Acid Buf for feedlot cattle. The concentrate is to be mixed with rolled grain (and protein meal/limestone) and must be fed with a roughage source.

TYPICAL COMPOSITION

  • Cottonseed meal, vegetable oil, limestone, sodium bentonite, dicalcium phosphate, potassium chloride, ammonium sulphate, magnesium oxide, salt, Rumensin®, Acid Buf, mould inhibitor, Riverina ruminant vitamin & mineral premix
  • Base raw materials may gradually change seasonally.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • DO NOT FEED IN CONCENTRATED FORM.
  • FEEDLOT: Use 2.5% of BEEF MINERALS CONCENTRATE with 20% roughage and 77.5% rolled grain (and protein meal/limestone1) and thoroughly mix to form a balanced feedlot ration.
  • Cattle need to be gradually introduced to high grain diets over three weeks and the following table gives a sample introduction program for feedlot cattle over 300kg live weight.
Days on Feed Inclusion Rates
Grain Concentrate Roughage Protein
1-2 Nil Nil 100% Nil
3-7 32.5% 2.5% 60% 5.0%
8-12 42.5% 2.5% 50% 5.0%
13-17 52.5% 2.5% 40% 5.0%
18-22 62.5% 2.5% 30% 5.0%
23 and over 72.5% 2.5% 20% 5.0%
  • PASTURE BASED: Mix 2.5% BEEF MINERALS CONCENTRATE with 97.5% rolled grain (and protein meal/limestone1) and thoroughly mix. Can be used in a self-feeder provided adequate standing pasture is available or hay is supplied ad lib in a hay rack. Self-feeders must initially have the slides adjusted to a finger width to restrict intakes. Gradually increase slide width to allow more access to the feed over a three week period.
  • Ensure that there is ample access to fresh, cool, clean water at all times.
  • MANAGEMENT: Refer to “Notes on Feedlotting Cattle”.

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS

PROTEIN%MIN:8.00
EQUIV. CP%MAX:0.50
UREA%:Nil
CALCIUM%MIN:20.00
PHOSPHORUS%MIN:0.30
SULPHUR%MIN:1.20
SALT%:7.85
VITAMIN Aiu/kg:268,000.00
VITAMIN D3iu/kg:32,000.00
VITAMIN Emg/kg:1,000.00
IRONmg/kg:2,000.00
IODINEmg/kg:20.00
COBALTmg/kg:20.00
COPPERmg/kg:480.00
MANGANESEmg/kg:1,600.00
SELENIUMmg/kg:4.00
ZINCmg/kg:1,600.00

FEATURES

  • Supplies essential vitamins and minerals required for growth. It complements the nutrients present in the grain, to help create a balanced ration.
  • Acid Buf added as a buffer to help reduce acidosis and is an excellent source of bio-available minerals.

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

MEDICATION

This concentrate contains Rumensin® which supplies monensin sodium at 800mg/kg for improved feed efficiency and weight gain (pasture cattle).

WITHHOLDING PERIOD

Nil

Formulated for CattleUnsuitable for DogsUnsuitable for HorsesUnsuitable for SheepUse as directed
Footnotes:

  1. Additional lime (calcium source) and/or protein meal may be needed to balance some diets depending on grain protein level and class of cattle. Contact your local Riverina representative for assistance in balancing your diet.

Rumensin® is a registered trademark of Eli Lilly and Company.
Issued: Oct 2015, Ver 7.0