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Calf to Cow Replacement Heifer Program

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Multi-purpose—Calf and Heifer Concentrates are 34% protein, all natural supplements formulated for fast growing calves and heifers. Calf and Heifer Concentrates, when mixed with home-grown grains, will provide the needed nutrients for growth.

Larger Heifers—Heifer Developer Concentrates are 40% protein concentrates with NPN. Heifer Developer Concentrates are recommended for making grain mixes for growing and developing heifers.

Foundation® Heifer Premixes are high quality premixes for dairy young stock. It is formulated for replacement heifer rations where vitamin and trace mineral requirements are not met by other supplements or minerals. 

About the Products

Flexible
  • Calf and Heifer Concentrates can be used to make 18%, 16% and 14% crude protein grain mixes to be fed to heifers during the first 12 months.
  • Heifer Developer Concentrates can be used to make 16%, 14% and 12% crude protein grain mixes to be fed to heifers from approximately six months of age to two months pre-calving.
  • FOUNDATION® Heifer Premixes can be fed free-choice, top dressed, or incorporated into grain mixes to provide supplemental minerals and vitamins.

Choice of Additives
Calf to Cow Replacement Heifer Concentrates and Premixes are available with feed additives at FDA-approved levels. Proper use of feed additives can increase weight gain and feed utilization. Refer to product tag for specific claims.

Nutrient Analysis

Nutrient 2270 Calf&Heifer 2320
Heifer Developer
20D3 Foundation®
Heifer Premix
Crude Protein, min (%) 34.0 40.0 2.3
NPN, (as CP%), max (%) - 12.0 -
Crude Fat, min (%) 2.0 2.0 0.5
Crude Fiber, max (%) 10.0 14.0 52.0
ADF, max (%) 12.0 20.0 3.0
Calcium (Ca), min (%) 1.9 3.0 13.5
Calcium (Ca), max (%) 2.4 4.0 16.2
Phosphorus (P), mim (%) 1.0 1.0 3.0
Salt (NaCl), min (%) 1.5 2.5 18.8
Salt (NaCl), max (%) 2.0 3.0 22.5
Magnesium (Mg), min (%) 0.6 0.7 1.1
Potassium(K), min (%) 1.5 1.5 1.1
Selenium (Se), min (ppm) 1.7 2.7 19.2
Vitamin A, min (IU/lb.) 30,000 32,000 150,000
Vitamin D, min (IU/lb.) 7,500 8,000 37,500
Vitamin E, min (IU/lb.) 200 250 900
 

 

Feeding Directions

Calf and Heifer Concentrate Mixing Directions 

Nutrient 18% Calf Mix 16% Calf Mix 16% Grower 14%Grower
Corn, lb. 800 950 1,350 1,550
Calf & Heifer Concentrate, lb. 750 600 650 450
Oats or barley, lb. 300 300 - -
Molasses, lb. 150 150 - -
Total, lb. 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000

Grain Mix feeding rate using C & H Concentrate D45.4 (45.4 mg/lb.)

Feeding rate per 100 lbs of body weight, lb. 1.3 1.7 1.5 2.2

Grain Mix feeding rate using C & H Concentrate B250 (250 g/ton)

Feeding rate to supply 60-200 mg of lasalocid/day, lb. 1.3-4.4 1.6-5.3 1.5-5.0 2.1-7.1

Grain Mix feeding rate using C & H Concentrate R200 (200 g/ton)

Feeding rate to supply 50-200 mg of Monensin/hd/day,lb. 1.3-5.3 1.6-6.6 1.5-6.1 2.2-8.9

Grain Mix feeding rate using C & H Concentrate C75 (75 g/ton)

Feeding rate to supply 25-70 mg of chlortetracycline/day, lb. 1.8-5.0 2.2-6.2 5.7 8.3

For calf mixes, whole or rolled grains versus ground grain is preferred by the calf. For grower mixes, forage quality and amount should be used to determine protein level, mineral and vitamin supplementation to be fed.

Heifer Developer Concentrate Mixing Directions

Nutrient 16% CP
Heifer Mix
16% CP
Heifer Mix
14% CP
Heifer Mix
12% CP
Heifer Mix
Corn, lb. 1,125 1,500 1,625 1,750
Heifer Developer, lb. 475 500 375 250
Oats or barley, lb. 300      
Molasses, lb. 100      
Total, lb. 2,000 2,000 2,000 2000

Grain Mix feeding rate using Heifer Developer Conc. B285 (285 g/ton)

For increased rate of weight gain: Feeding each mix at their corresponding feeding rates will supply 60-200 milligrams of Lasalocid per head per day.

For control of coccidiosis: Feeding each mix at their corresponding feeding rates will supply 1 milligram Lasalocid per 2.2 pounds of body weight. Feed continuously up to 800 pounds body weight.

Grain Mix feeding rate using Heifer Developer Conc. R300 (300 g/ton)

Feeding rate to supply 50-200 mg
Monensin/hd/day, lb.
1.4-5.6 1.3-5.3 1.8-7.1 2.7-10.7
Coccidiosis control feeding rate
per 100 plbs. of body wt., lb.
0.4-2.8 0.4-2.7 0.5-3.6 0.7-5.3

Forage quality and amount should be used to determine protein level, mineral and vitamin supplementation, and amount of mix to be fed.

FOUNDATION Heifer Premix

Offer free-choice in mineral feeders or force feed.  Consumption should be 2.0 to 4.0 ounces per head daily. When feeding FOUNDATION Heifer Premix B1440 free-choice, locate mineral feeders near water or other high traffic areas to ensure proper consumption.

Mix FOUNDATION Heifer Premix R800 at the rate of 2.0 to 8.0 ounces per head per day with grain and roughage to provide 50 to 200 mg. of Monensin. Do not add in less than 1.0 pound of total feed. During the first five days of feeding, cattle should receive no more than 100 milligrams (4 ounces) per day. 

Warning

These products, which contain added copper, must not be fed to sheep or related species that have a low tolerance level to copper.

These products have been formulated specifically for dairy cattle and are not intended for other species. 

Product Numbers

#2270—Calf and Heifer Concentrate
#2271—Calf and Heifer Concentrate B250
#2272—Calf & Heifer Concentrate D45.4
#20D2—Calf & Heifer Concentrate R200
#2273—Calf & Heifer Concentrate C75
#2320—Heifer Developer Concentrate
#2321—Heifer Developer Concentrate B285
#2322—Heifer Developer Concentrate R300
#20D3—Foundation® Heifer Premix
#20D4—Foundation® Heifer Premix B1440
#20C4—Foundation® Heifer Premix R800
#2P16—Foundation® Heifer Premix R1600
#26725—Foundation® Heifer Mineral FC B1440 
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