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The Dairy Beef Supreme Feedlot Program is designed for the producer who desires profitable performance in their dairy beef steers. The program is designed as a no roughage or minimum roughage dairy beef program. It consists of a light calf grower, a grower and a finisher.

About the Product

 

Light Calf

Grower

Finisher

Body Weight (lbs.)

175-450

450-750

750-Market

Product

Dairy Beef Supreme
Light Calf Grower

Dairy Beef
Supreme Grower

Dairy Beef
Supreme Finisher

Protein Sources and Quality
Dairy Beef Supreme products are designed to support optimal performance at the best cost. The protein sources in Dairy Beef Supreme products are chosen based on digestibility, rumen available protein (RAP) and undegradable intake protein (UIP) to maximize lean muscle growth.

Vitamins
Dairy Beef Supreme products are heavily fortified because Holsteins tend to be more prone to health problems and the type of feeding program lends itself to stress situations.

Fortified with Minerals
When the recommended products are used, the Dairy Beef Supreme Program normally meets mineral requirements. As with any feedlot program, ingredient analysis and diet formulation based on those analyses are important for optimum productivity.

Grain Choices
The Supreme Dairy Beef Program is based on the use of whole, dry shelled corn. Other grain sources are discouraged.

Cattle Types
The Dairy Beef Supreme Program should be used on Holstein steers and large frame breeds where high energy diets are necessary to finish the animal at desired carcass weights.

Choice of Additives
Proper use of feed additives can improve animal performance. Refer to the product tag for a specific claim. Dairy Beef Supreme products are available with approved feed additives.

Nutrient Analysis

Nutrient 3DAA
Light Calf Grower
3F8A
Grower
325N
Finisher
Crude Protein, min % 27.0 36.0 36.0
NPN, min % 0.0 10.0 16.5
Crude Fat, min % 2.0 1.0 1.0
Crude Fiber, max % 20.0 15.0 15.0
Calcium (Ca), min-max % 2.7-3.2 2.9-3.9 4.2-5.2
Phosphorus (P), min % 1.0 0.4 0.4
Salt (NaCl), min-max % 0.5-1.0 0.9-1.4 1.1-1.6
Potassium (K), min % 1.2 1.7 2.2
Vitamin A, min (IU/lb.) 25,000 30,000 30,000
Vitamin D, min (IU/lb.) 2,500 3,000 3,000
Vitamin E, min (IU/lb.) 20 25 25
 

 

Feeding Directions

Dairy Beef Supreme Light Calf Grower
Thoroughly mix Dairy Beef Supreme Light Calf Grower with whole, dry shelled corn according to the table below. Make ration changes gradually. A constant supply of clean, fresh drinking water is necessary for optimum results.
 

Animal
Weight, lb.
Lbs.
Concentrate
Lbs.
  Grain
175-250 800 1,200
250-350 650 1,350
350-450 500 1,500

 

Dairy Beef Supreme Grower
Mix 300 pounds DB Supreme Grower 36:10 with 1,700 pounds of dry whole shelled corn. Offer this mix to growing feedlot animals. Animals not currently on a high grain ration need to be gradually switched to this mix over a period of 2 to 4 weeks. Provide access to clean, fresh water at all times.

Dairy Beef Supreme Finisher
Mix 200 pounds DB Supreme Finisher 36:16.5 with 1800 pounds of dry whole shelled corn. Offer this mix to finishing feedlot animals. Animals not currently on a high grain ration need to be gradually switched to this mix over a period of 2 to 4 weeks. Provide access to clean, fresh water at all times.

 

Caution

Cattle on a whole corn/pellet feeding program should never run out of feed. Fresh feed should be made available 24 hours a day.

 

Warning

This product, which contains added copper, must not be fed to sheep or related species that have a low tolerance level to copper.

 

Product Numbers

#3DAA — Dairy Beef Supreme Light Calf Grower
#3F8A — Dairy Beef Supreme Grower 36:10
#325N — Dairy Beef Supreme Finisher 36:16.5

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