When finishing cattle aim for a high energy dense diet that is balanced accordingly for protein and digestible fibre to ensure optimum performance within your herd. It is well documented that energy is the most limiting nutrient in finishing diets. In order to counteract this, finishing rations should contain high levels of cereals and legumes such as maize, wheat barley and beans.
Below is a recommended table of concentrate supplementation (kg/day) necessary for steers (600 kg) animals to grow at 1.0 kg/day, when offered grass silage at varying dry matter digestibility (DMD) to appetite.
SILAGE DMD (%)
NBO999:PREMIUM BEEF FINISHER 15%
- A 15% Crude Protein, high energy nut ideal for finishing cattle either at grass or in the shed
- High cereal component comprising of maize, barley, wheat and beans to maximize ADG
- Formulated with fibre sources (Palm Kernel exp) to aid rumen fermentation and reduce the risk of acidosis
- Animals must have access to roughage and water at all times