Sheep Mineral

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Homestead® Sheep Mineral is specially designed for sheep on pasture under normal pasture conditions. Homestead Sheep Mineral contains organic zinc to support hoof integrity and contains no added copper.

About the Product

Balanced Minerals
Balanced mineral supplementation is essential for proper growth, health and reproductive performance. Homestead Sheep Mineral is specially balanced to ensure maximum absorption and utilization.

Added Yeast
Help to promote better forage utilization.

Palatable
Homestead Sheep Mineral contains a blend of carefully selected ingredients and intake enhancers to ensure proper consumption.  Anise flavor is added to help intake.

Added Organic Zinc
Organic zinc is incorporated into Homestead Sheep Mineral to support hoof integrity.

No Added Copper
Homestead Sheep Mineral contains no added copper.

IMPORTANCE OF MINERALS

Calcium     
Bone formation
Milk production
Transmission of nerve impulses
Muscle excitability
Cardiac regulation
Blood clotting
Activation of enzymes

Phosphorus
Bone formation
Milk production
Energy metabolism
Component of blood buffer system
Reproduction performance

 

Magnesium
Skeletal development
Neuromuscular transmission
Enzyme systems

 

 

Potassium
Osmotic pressure regulation
Water balance
Nerve impulse conduction
Muscle contractions
Oxygen and carbon dioxide transport
Enzyme systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrient Analysis

Calcium (Ca), min % 14.8
Calcium (Ca), max % 17.7
Phosphorus (P), min % 8.0
Salt (NaCl), min % 17.5
Salt (NaCl), max % 21.0
Selenium (Se), min 12 ppm
Vitamin A, min 66,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin D, min 30,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin E, min 450 IU/lb.
Feeding Directions

Feed Homestead Sheep Mineral free choice to lambs and mature sheep. Monitor consumption to ensure that animals receive 1½ ounces per head per day.

Provide plenty of fresh, clean water at all times.

Homestead Sheep Mineral contains adequate salt for most situations.

NOTE:  Individual mineral, trace mineral and vitamin requirements of sheep depend on stage of production (gestation or lactation), size and age of animal.  Likewise, the mineral, trace mineral and vitamin content of forages depends on geographical location and stage of forage growth.

Please consult your sales representative if you have questions about mineral supplementation.

Caution

Homestead Sheep Mineral is formulated specifically for sheep and should not be fed to other species.

Product Number

#36271—Homestead® Sheep Mineral, 50 lb.