Complimentary seaweed based feed block with rumen buffer and essential minerals, trace elements and vitamins necessary for the growing calf to promote development of the rumen. Ration must still be provided to promote the development of the immature digestive tract of the calf.
√ 40 to 50g/calf/day √ 1 bucket per 20 calves
Shamrock Calf Starter Block is high in crude protein(soya protein), minerals, trace elements and vitamins. This feed block can be given to calves from one week old and it is designed to help promote development of the rumen and boost overall immunity. This exceptional Calf Starter Block contains flaked maize, yeast, EMX™, oligosaccharides, polyphenols and vitamin B12 to encourage maximum performance. This feed block is not a substitute for ration and should be given as a complementary feedstuff.
Features and Benefits:
EMX™ is added to help prevent coccidiosis and cryptosporidium.
Contains a rumen buffer for improved digestive health and feed efficiency.
No fillers added.
Low usage rate.
Available 24 hours a day.
Stimulates rumen development.
Supports strong immune system.
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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