GrainCorp Feeds have developed a Transition Pellet to help farmers set up their cows for the milking season. The Transition period is a critical period for the dairy cow which covers the 4 weeks before and after calving. While relatively new to the industry, getting Transition nutrition right has been shown to improve cow health, milk production and reproduction during the course of the season. Good Transition feeding helps improve rumen function, improve metabolism, boost the immune function and reduce the incidence of milk fever and other metabolic diseases such as ketosis, retained foetal membrane and lameness which in turns reduces cost and lifts seasonal profitability significantly.
Developed to be fed at 2kg per cow per day, for the 3 weeks pre-calving, each 2kg of the GrainCorp Feeds Transition Pellet contains a 200 gram dose of NutriMin® Springer Cow Balancer – HiMag. This product helps lower the DCAD of the diet for optimal Transition nutrition. NutriMin® Springer cow Balancer is also available as a standalone product.
Each 2kg of the GrainCorp Feeds Transition Pellet:
• Lowers DCAD by -2240 mEq
• Provides target levels of magnesium and calcium through the inclusion of magnesium sulphate and calcium sulphate
• Contains organic copper, selenium and chromium to increase absorption and safety margin
• Contains Vitamins A, D and E for improved immunity and colostrum quality
• Contains chromium for improved energy transfer.
• Calcium 6g
• Iodine 10mg
• Vitamin D 3,500iu
• Cobalt 10mg
• Magnesium 15.5g
• Zinc 400mg
• Vitamin E 100mg
• Chromium 10mg
• Mangabese 100mg
• Vitamin E 100mg
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GrainCorp Feeds offers a range of non GM feed options, including molasses, high protein canola meal, high starch pellets, and fibre pellets. If you need non GM feeds, GrainCorp Feeds has a range of options to consider.