Bovalyx® 18% Dry Cow Low Moisture Block (11449)

 

 
PRODUCT INFORMATION NUTRIENT GUARANTEES FEEDING DIRECTIONS
Bovalyx® 18% Dry Cow Low Moisture Block (11449)

  • Controlled, reliable low daily intake saves you money
  • Highly palatable, condensed source of nutrients to help improve productivity
  • Scientifically formulated especially for the needs of non-lactating dairy cows
  • No added salt helps prevent edema
  • Weather-resistant formula results in minimum waste, saving you money
  • Convenient, self-fed, 200 lb. tubs eliminate the need for daily feeding, saving you money

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS:

Crude Protein, Min 18.00%
NPN, Max 10.00%
Crude Fat, Min 3.00%
Crude Fiber, Max 3.00%
Acid Detergent Fiber, Max 3.00%
Calcium, Min 1.00%
Calcium, Max 1.50%
Phosphorus, Min 1.00%
Salt, Min None Added
Magnesium, Min 2.50%
Cobalt, Min 40 ppm
Copper, Min 600 ppm
Iodine, Min 45 ppm
Manganese, Min 2,400 ppm
Selenium, Min 8.8 ppm
Zinc, Min 2,400 ppm
Vitamin A, Min 200,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D-3, Min 40,000 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min 200 IU/lb

INGREDIENT STATEMENT:

Molasses Products, Processed Grain By-Products, Magnesium Oxide, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Urea, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Oil, Calcium Carbonate, Plant Protein Products, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Brewers Dried Yeast, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Proteinate, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement and Mineral Oil.

For additional information, please contact your Sweetlix® representative.

FEEDING AND MANAGEMENT:

Introductory Period: Following a 7 to 10 day acclimation period, average consumption should be 8 to 12 ounces for mature cattle with unrestricted forage supplies. During the first week of use, place the blocks approximately 50-75 feet from loafing and/or watering areas. As animals become acclimated to the presence of the blocks, some repositioning may be necessary to achieve proper consumption. Move blocks closer to increase consumption; further away to decrease consumption. If over-consumption occurs for more than two weeks and repositioning of the blocks does not correct the situation, remove the blocks and evaluate the overall feeding program. DO NOT ALLOW STARVED ANIMALS FREE ACCESS TO THIS BLOCK.

Feeding Recommendations:
  1. Feed 1 block per 15 to 30 head of cattle. All animals should have equal access to blocks. Timid and smaller animals need their share.
  2. Place blocks where animals congregate. Locate blocks throughout the pasture at loafing, grazing, feeding and watering areas. Adequate distance must be maintained between blocks to minimize crowding
  3. Feed blocks continuously along with a plentiful source of forage and clean, fresh water.
  4. Cattle should consume 8 to 12 ounces per head daily based on a 1,000-pound animal.
  5. Consumption of this block may vary depending upon animal body condition, quality and quantity of forages, seasonal weather conditions, and most importantly, feeding locations of blocks with respect to loafing, grazing, feeding and watering areas.
  6. If additional mineral and vitamin fortification is desired, provide an appropriate SWEETLIX® self-fed mineral supplement in addition to this supplement. This product does not contain salt. Provide salt free choice or in the ration.

WARNING: This product, which contains added copper, should not be fed to sheep or any species with a low tolerance to supplemental copper. For Jersey cattle, which are known to be sensitive to copper toxicity, consider all sources of dietary copper in the complete diet. Supplemental copper and/or ingredient levels may need to be modified in these feeding situations.

CAUTION: USE AS DIRECTED. Feeding added selenium in excess of 0.3 ppm in the total diet is prohibited. 

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