LAMB CONCENTRATE 4%

RIVERINA LAMB CONCENTRATE 4% is a protein, vitamin and mineral concentrate with Bovatec® and Acid Buf for feedlot lambs.

TYPICAL COMPOSITION

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

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  • DO NOT FEED IN CONCENTRATED FORM.
  • FEEDLOT: Add 4% RIVERINA LAMB CONCENTRATE 4% with 20% roughage and 76% rolled grain and thoroughly mix to form a balanced feedlot ration for lambs.
  • Good quality palatable hay is recommended.
  • There should be enough feeder space for all animals to eat at the same time.
  • Gradually introduce the high grain diet over a three week period.
  • The following table gives a sample introduction program for feedlot lambs.
Inclusion Rates
DAYS ON FEEDGRAINCONCENTRATEROUGHAGE
1 - 2NilNil100%
3 - 736%4%60%
8 - 1246%4%50%
13 - 1756%4%40%
18 - 2266%4%30%
23 and over76%4%20%
  • PASTURE BASED: Add 4% RIVERINA LAMB CONCENTRATE 4% with 96% rolled grain and thoroughly mix. Use in a self-feeder and ensure adequate palatable standing pasture is available or good quality palatable hay is supplied ad lib in a hay rack. Self-feeders must initially have the slides adjusted to a pencil width to restrict intakes. Gradually increase slide width to allow more access to the feed over a three week period.
  • NOTE: Additional lime (calcium source) and/or protein meal may be needed to balance some diets depending on grain protein level and type of lamb. Consult with your Riverina representative for assistance in balancing your feedlot diet.
  • Ensure that there is ample access to clean water at all times.

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS

PROTEIN%MIN:36.00
EQUIV. CP%MAX:24.00
UREA%:Nil
CALCIUM%MIN:12.00
PHOSPHORUS%MIN:0.40
SULPHUR%MIN:0.70
SALT%:10.00
VITAMIN Aiu/kg:134,000.00
VITAMIN D3iu/kg:16,000.00
VITAMIN Emg/kg:500.00
IRONmg/kg:1250.00
IODINEmg/kg:12.50
COBALTmg/kg:12.50
COPPERmg/kg:Nil
MANGANESEmg/kg:1000.00
SELENIUMmg/kg:2.50
ZINCmg/kg:1000.00

FEATURES

  • Supplies essential protein, vitamins and minerals required for growth. It helps complement the nutrients present in the grain, to create a balanced ration.
  • Acid Buf to buffer the rumen and help reduce acidosis and is an excellent source of bio-available minerals.
  • Added ammonium chloride to help with urinary calculi.

QUALITY PRODUCT

  • Manufactured to strict quality control standards for incoming raw materials and the finished product.
  • Formulated in accordance with current research into sheep nutrition.

MEDICATION

This concentrate contains Bovatec® which supplies lasalocid sodium at 825mg/kg for improved feed conversion efficiency and weight gain.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD

Meat – Nil.
Milk  – See WARNING.

Formulated for SheepUse as directedUnsuitable for Horses

Bovatec® is a registered trademark of Alpharma.
Issued: Oct 2015, Ver 7.0