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Product #10881

CopperHead® Max 16:8 IGR.01 Mineral

Product number: 10881

Product Information

  • Loose mineral supplement scientifically designed to combat copper deficiency in cattle
  • Contains 2500 ppm copper for enhanced copper nutrition
    • Helps counteract copper deficiency symptoms including:
    • Rough, discolored hair (black cattle with red tinged coats).
    • Slow shed out in spring
    • Slow breeders
    • Poor immunity
  • All CopperHead minerals contain organic chelated sources of zinc, manganese and cobalt, as well as copper
  • 2:1 Ca to P ratio (16% Ca : 8% P)
  • Enhanced levels of trace minerals for maximum productivity
  • Highly palatable mineral ideal for reproductive and growth performance
  • Contains RainBloc increased resistance to moisture
  • Ideal for cattle on pastures where copper is deficient or not available due to imbalances caused by other minerals
  • Contains Altosid IGR for prevention of adult horn fly emergence in the manure of treated cattle. Start in the Spring before fly emergence and offer throughout the fly season until 30 days after the first frost in the fall.

Altosid® is a registered trademark of Wellmark International

Feeding Instructions

Causes substantial but temporary eye injury. Do not get in eyes or on clothing. Wear protective eyewear (goggles, face shield, or  safety glasses). Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash clothing before reuse.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present, or to intertidal areas below mean high water mark. 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE: It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL: Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal.

STORAGE: Store in a cool place.

PESTICIDE DISPOSAL: Wastes resulting from the use of this product may be  disposed of on-site or at an approved waste disposal facility.

CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container.Completely empty bag, then offer for recycling if available, or dispose of empty bag in a sanitary landfill or by incineration, or, if allowed by State and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.

Feed this product to cattle only. When used as directed, SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc will provide sufficient S-methoprene insect growth regulator to prevent the emergence of adult horn flies from manure of treated cattle. Exisiting adult horn flies will not be affected. Start feeding before horn flies appear and continue use until cold weather marks the end of the horn fly season. Allow free choice to cattle. Cattle should consume an average of 0.4 ounces of this product per 100 lbs of cattle bodyweight per day, which is equivalent to 4 ounces per day for a 1000-lb. cow.

1. Assure cattle are not starved for nutrients in SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc by providing them prior to feeding SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc.
2. This product contains added copper. Do not feed to cattle in close proximity to sheep or other species that have a low tolerance to supplemental copper.
3. Offer cattle 50 pounds of this product for every 15 head of cattle.
4. Remove all other self-limiting nutritional supplements while the cattle are consuming this product.
5. Locate SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc where cattle congregate (watering, loafing, shade areas).
6. Replenish SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc on a regular basis as needed.
7. If intake of SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc is below 0.4 oz. per 100 lbs. cattle body weight per day, increase the number of feeding locations and/or change locations to areas more frequented by cattle.
8. If intake of SWEETLIX CopperHead Max 16:8 IGR with RainBloc is above 0.4 oz. per 100 lbs. cattle body weight per day, reduce the number of feeding locations and/or change  locations to areas less frequented by cattle.
9.  Introduction of this product after adult horn fly infestation is established will require treatment of cattle with adulticides if elimination of the adult fly population is desired.

Nutrition Information

Calcium, Min16.00%
Calcium, Max19.20%
Phosphorus, Min8.00%
Salt, Min10.00%
Salt, Max12.00%
Magnesium, Min2.00%
Cobalt, Min20 ppm
Copper, Min2,500 ppm
Iodine, Min90 ppm
Manganese, Min7,500 ppm
Selenium, Min26 ppm
Zinc, Min7,500 ppm
Vitamin A, Min200,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D-3, Min20,000 IU/lb
Vitamin E, Min200 IU/lb

Product Ingredients

Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Processed Grain By-Products, Magnesium Oxide, Molasses Products, Roughage Products, Vegetable Oil, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Sulfate, Copper Proteinate, Selenium Yeast, Brewer’s Dried Yeast, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Cobalt Proteinate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Mineral Oil, Red Iron Oxide and Artificial Flavoring.
This product contains ethoxyquin, a preservative.


Active Ingredient

S-Methoprene (CAS# 65733-16-6).................................. 0.01%

Other Ingredients ......................................................... 99.99%

TOTAL ........................................................................... 100.00%

* As the Insect Growth Regulator ALTOSID®