EZ Beef Finisher is a feedlot supplement designed for producers who want a convenient way to finish cattle and use self feeders. EZ Beef Finishing Program is a single supplement that can be mixed with corn and fed to cattle through a self feeder.
Ease of Use
There are several benefits of using self feeders to feed cattle:
- Convenient for producer
- Feed is available 24 hours a day to the animal
- Low labor cost
With proper management and nutrition self fed cattle can perform as well as cattle on more intensive feeding programs.
To use the EZ Beef Finishing Supplements you simply need to mix it with whole, dry shelled corn. Minimal roughage can be used in well managed situations.
Protein sources and levels in EZ Beef Finishing Supplements are designed to promote efficient muscle growth in cattle. The high energy diets of EZ Beef Finishing Supplements are ideal for finishing large frame breeds of cattle.
The vitamins and mineral levels in EZ Beef Finising Supplements have been formulated to support immune function and optimize animal productivity.
Choice of Additives
Proper use of additives can improve animal performance; refer to the product tag for a specific claim.
|Crude Protein, min %||36|
|NPN, max %||16.5|
|Crude Fiber, max %||15.0|
|Calcium (Ca), min %||4.2|
|Calcium (Ca), max %||5.2|
|Salt (NaCl), min %||1.1|
|Salt (NaCl), max %||1.6|
|Potassium (K), min %||2.2|
|Vitamin A, min||30,000 IU/lb.|
|Vitamin D, min||3,000 IU/lb.|
|Vitamin E, min||25 IU/lb.|
Thoroughly mix EZ Beef Finishing Self Feed Supplement with whole dry shelled corn. Animals not currently on a high grain ration need to be switched over a period of 2 to 4 weeks. Provide free choice access to hay as a roughage source. Provide fresh clean water at all times.
Caution should be taken when starting light weight, small framed, non preconditioned calves on EZ Beef. A growing period is recommended for these types of calves prior to using the EZ Beef Finishing Program.
EZ Beef Finishing:
|Animal Weight||500-750 lbs.||750 lbs.-Market|
|Pounds of EZ Beef Supplement||250||200|
|Pounds of whole, dry shelled corn||1,750||1,800|
|Pounds of hay offered||2-3 lbs. per head daily||1-2 lbs. roughage|
For starting cattle the following protocol can be followed. The table below outlines the pounds of StressGuard 2.0, EZ Beef and whole shelled corn to make a ton of starting mix.
Grower Calves should be fed the 7 step plan over a 28 day period. Expected starting mix intakes on step 1 will be roughly 5 pounds per head per day.
Yearlings should be fed the 7 step plan over a 14 day period. Expected starting mix intakes on step 1 will be roughly 7 pounds per head per day.
|Step||StressGuard 2.0 (lbs./ton)||EZ Beef
|Whole Shelled Corn (lbs./ton)||Pounds of hay for Grower calves||Pounds of hay for Yearlings|
|4||800||180||1,020||Calculate the amount of day cattle are eating and decrease that by
1/2 to 1 pound per head for each
step 4 through 7.
This product, which contains added copper, must not be fed to sheep or related species that have a low tolerance level to copper.
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