Shamrock Calf Feed Block is high in crude protein(soya protein), minerals, trace elements and vitamins and can be given to calves from 8 weeks (once rumen has developed).
35 kg bucket
√ 150 to 200 g/calf/day √ Allow 1 bucket per 20 calves
Shamrock Calf Feed Block is high in crude protein(soya protein), minerals, trace elements and vitamins and can be given to calves from 8 weeks (once rumen has developed). On excellently managed and quality grass, no extra ration in the diet is necessary. The unique formulation of the Calf Feed Block uses a specific blend of rumen buffers which allows the calf to use grass more efficiently for low cost calf rearing, while promoting target weights and performance.
Features and Benefits:
Seaweed based calf block
Contains a rumen buffer for improved digestion and feed efficiency as well as essential minerals, trace elements and vitamins.
The Calf Feed Block contains soya protein, oils and fats and given to calves from 8 weeks old.
Low usage rate.
Available 24 hours a day.
Most convenient way of rearing calves with reduced labour, no wildlife contamination, increased weight gain with lower investment.
EMX™ can be added to the Calf Feed Block to prevent the manifestation of scours.
The average cost of rearing your calves on Shamrocks calf feed blocks is on average 30% less than on concentrates.
Allow one bucket per 20 calves and average consumption rate is 150 to 200 g/calf/day.
The use of Shamrock Calf Products result in:
Improved Immunity for Calf Health
Increase rate of rumen development
Target weights achieved sooner
Less Labour intensive
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Seaweed is the unrivalled multi-supplement, which delivers a blend of natural nutrients that can be deficient from soils and feed. Seaweed contains over 60 minerals, and trace elements, vitamins, carbohydrates, amino acids, essential fatty acids, natural bioactive hormones, growth factors and anti-oxidants.
The ocean contains a constant reservoir of micronutrients that are absorbed by seaweed and stored within the algae in a protected, colloidal state. This colloidal structure means that > 98% of all the micronutrients are absorbed in the animal allowing them to fulfil their diverse range of functions.
Ascophyllum Nodosum Seaweed
Health Benefits of Ascophyllum Nodosum Seaweed to Animals:
Provides minerals, trace elements and vitamins necessary for all biochemical reactions in animals for growth, performance and disease resistance.
Promotes the condition of the gut by stimulating the production of digestive enzymes, supporting the absorption of nutrients, and promoting the growth of favourable bacteria
Allows the animal to utilise forage and feed more efficiently
Enhances the immune system
Contains natural antioxidants
Improves metabolic processes
Supports the cardiovascular system
2. Contain RUMEN BUFFERS:
Keeps the rumen at the optimal pH for growth and development
A red algae that breaks down slowly in the rumen
2.5 times the buffering capacity of NaHCO3
Brings the pH of the rumen back to 6.3 sooner after eating
Neutralises more acid over a longer period of time