SHEEPGRAZ

RIVERINA SHEEPGRAZ is a palatable free-flowing molasses based liquid supplement which has been especially designed for ad lib feeding of sheep on abundant, late vegetative or mature pasture.

TYPICAL COMPOSITION

  • Molasses, urea and other nonprotein nitrogen sources, ammonium sulphate, potassium chloride, limestone, phosphorus, salt, Bovatec®, Riverina sheep vitamin & mineral supplement.
  • 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. Sheep need to be consuming at least 2.0% of body weight as dry matter from pasture and/or hay.
  • Target intakes are 0.25 – 0.75kg/head/day depending on amount of dry feed available and body weight of the animal.
  • RIVERINA SHEEPGRAZ is designed to be fed ad lib (free choice).
  • Sheep should be gradually introduced to SHEEPGRAZ over a 5 day period.
  • When starting sheep on SHEEPGRAZ, the addition of extra salt is recommended to help prevent gorging.
  • Merino and merino cross animals are sensitive to urea toxicity and should be carefully monitored when starting this product.
  • 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 1.0kg/head/day for adult sheep or 0.6kg/head/day for lambs, discontinue feeding the product.
  • A reliable supply of clean water should be available at all times.
  • Sheep need to be vaccinated with 5 in 1 injection before commencing to feed this product.
  • Additional sources of protein may be required for lambs.
  • Following rain any liquid should be removed from the top of the RIVERINA SHEEPGRAZ and discarded. The RIVERINA SHEEPGRAZ should then be given a quick stir.
  • Consult your Riverina representative before starting to use this product.
  • Refer to “Directions for Use of Liquid Pasture Supplements”.

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS

As FedDry Matter
PROTEIN%MIN:12.0020.00
UREA%MAX:1.001.60
EQUIV. CP%MAX:11.0018.30
CALCIUM%MIN:1.202.00
PHOSPHORUS%MIN:0.550.90
SALT%:12.0020.00
VITAMIN Aiu/kg:27,000.0045,000.00
VITAMIN D3iu/kg:1,600.002,600.00
VITAMIN Emg/kg:215.00358.00
DRY MATTER%MIN:60.00100.00
ENERGY MEMJ/kg:6.0010.00
POTASSIUM%MIN:1.752.90
IODINEmg/kg:2.103.50
COBALTmg/kg:2.103.50
COPPERmg/kg:12.6021.00
IRONmg/kg:42.0070.00
MANGANESEmg/kg:168.00280.00
SELENIUMmg/kg:0.420.70
ZINCmg/kg:168.00280.00

FEATURES

  • SHEEPGRAZ is free flowing and less viscous than molasses.
  • Riverina suspension technology ensures that all the nutrients are evenly mixed in the feed. When sheep are consuming SHEEPGRAZ every mouthful is balanced.
  • The sugars contained in molasses help improve the utilisation of urea.
  • CONVENIENT – Available in easy handling 1 tonne modules or in bulk.

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 supplement contains Bovatec® which supplies lasalocid sodium at 125 mg/kg on an ‘as fed’ basis for improved growth promotion and feed conversion efficiency.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD

Meat – Nil.
Milk  – See WARNING.

Formulated for SheepUnsuitable for Horses

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