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Lamb Mix 16% 

Liveweight Range: 20kg + (can be fed to smaller lambs, but recommend a 20kilo minimum)

Metabolisable Energy = 12.2 MJ/Kg

Crude Protein (min) = 16.4%

Urea (max) = No

Eskalin = Optional

Sheep_Lamb Mix 16 Finisher © Reid Stockfeeds 2015-1

Feed Description: RSF Lamb Mix 16% Stage 2 is a nutritionally balanced, coarse-crushed grain blend designed to be fed to growing lambs. Stage 2 uses high quality ingredients to ensure excellent feed conversion efficiency and growth rates. This ration contains a higher starch level for further improved growth rates in lambs already adjusted to a high concentrate diet.

Stock Class: Lambs

Feeding Methods: Self-feeders, lick feeders, troughs or trail fed.

Directions for Feeding:

If lambs have not been on grain, introduce RSF Lamb Mix 16% (Stage 2) gradually over 21 days, start at 100 grams per head per day and work up to 1kg/hd/day befrore offering ad lib.

If lambs have been backgrounded on grain for at least 21 days, work them up to at least 650 grams of barley per head per day before giving access to RSF Lamb Mix 16% (Stage 2) ad lib.

Provide good quality forage in introductory period. Move to lower quality forage (straw) after a few days of ad lib feeding.

Ensure clean, fresh water available at all times.

Ingredients Selected from: Barley, Lupins, Mineral & Vitamin Premix, Acidbuf, Bicarb, Bovatec, Limestone, Salt, Mag Ox, Eskalin, Canola Oil, Fylaxflo

For Orders Call 1300 7343 3333 (1300 REID FEED)

Lamb Feedlot Concentrate

Liveweight Range: 20kg + (can be fed to smaller lambs, but recommend a 30kilo minimum)

Metabolisable Energy = 11 MJ/Kg

Crude Protein (min) = 25%

Urea (max) = No

Eskalin = Yes

Sheep_Lamb Feedlot Concentrate © Reid Stockfeeds 2015-1

Feed Description: RSF Lamb Feedlot Concentrate is a high protein feed additive designed to be added to grain to provide a balanced ration for feedlot lambs. RSF Lamb Feedlot Concentrate provides a high quality protein source, rumen buffers, Eskalin and a balanced supply of vitamins and minerals for optimum performance of growing lambs on a high concentrate diet.

Stock Class: Lambs

Feeding Methods: Mix 300kg with 700kg of barley or oats per tonne

Directions for Feeding:

Mix 300kg of RSF Lamb Feedlot Concentrate with 700kg of barley to make up a tonne of feed.

Introduce mixed feed over 21 days, start at 100 grams per head per day and work up to 1kg/hd/day befrore offering ad lib. Provide good quality forage in introductory period. Move to lower quality forage (straw) after a few days of ad lib feeding.

Ensure clean, fresh water available at all times.

Ingredients Selected from: Lupins, Mineral & Vitamin Premix, Acidbuf, Bicarb, Bovatec, Limestone, Salt, Mag Ox, Eskalin, Canola Oil, Fylaxflo

 

For Orders Call 1300 7343 3333 (1300 REID FEED)

Ewe & Lamb Mix

Liveweight Range: 15-100kg

Metabolisable Energy = 12 MJ/Kg

Crude Protein (min) = 16%

Urea (max) = Yes

Eskalin = No

Sheep_Dry Feed Compliment © Reid Stockfeeds 2015-1

Feed Description: A coarsely crushed, grain blend designed to supplement sheep on poor pasture. It provides starch, digestible fibre and minerals to improve the diet balance, feed conversion efficiency and animal performance.

Stock Class: Ewes, Lambs, Wethers and Rams

Feeding Methods: Lick feeders, troughs or trail fed

Directions for Feeding:

Feeding rate will depend on the quality and quantity of paddock feed available. Ewe, lamb and ram requirements will vary according to their breed and cycle stage, ranging from 200g to 1kg/head/day.

Ingredients Selected from: Barley, Almond Meal, Mill Run, Bicarb, Bentonite, Limestone, Salt, Mag Ox, Canola Oil, Fylaxflo

 

For Orders Call 1300 7343 3333 (1300 REID FEED)

Lamb Feeding Trials

Directions for Feeding:
Feedlot IntroductionSheep for Bess © Reid Stockfeeds 2014 001
Animals that are to be introduced to a high grain based diet should start being introduced with a ration that is supplemented with highly palatable forage such as lucerne, vetch or oaten hay.  The percentage of grain can be gradually increased over 2- 3 weeks.  The table below is of a typical introduction program for sheep and lambs.

Days%%
 Grain RationHighly palatable hay
1- 52080
6- 104060
11- 156040
16- 207030
Complete ration8020

Paddock Introduction

Animals that are to introduced to grain in a trail feeding situation should have access to highly palatable forage such as good quality hay and or adequate grass.  Never introduce grain based supplements to starving sheep.  Below is a table of a typical introduction program for trail feed sheep and lambs.

DaysGrams per head per dayFeeding frequency
1- 2 50Daily
3- 4100Daily
5- 6200Daily
7- 8300Daily
9-10400Daily
11-14500Daily
15 and there after1000Every 2nd day

After 15 days increase by 200g every second feeding until required feed rate is reached.

During the introductory period sheep/ lambs should be kept where they can be closely monitored.  Scouring is the first sign that the animals stomachs are not adapting to the diet.  If an increasing amount of animals scour, increase the forage percentage in the diet until the manure firms up then recommence your introduction program.

When changing between diets ie. Ewe and Lamb to lamb finisher always “shandy” the two diets together for 3-4 days so that the diet change over is unnoticeable to the animals.

Animals should always have access to cool fresh water and shade where possible.