Formulated to provide essential quality fiber in diet. May be used to replace up to half the forage in an animal's diet on a pound for pound basis. Suitable for equines, sheep, cattle and goats, camelids and rabbits. - Available in Forage Extender Mini Bites (standard pellet), or Forage Extender Super Bites (large pellet)
Features sources of highly digestible fiber - Soy Hulls, and Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal
80% digestible fiber vs. a maximum of 50% digestible fiber in hay
12% protein vs. hay protein of 5-8% (depending on crop). Provides consistent nutritional content vs. the variability seen in hay.
Reduces dust and mold exposure of animals with only poor quality hay sources available.
Balanced Ca:P ratio
Yeast Culture is added to aid in the proper digestion of the fiber, allowing the animal to get the most out of the ration
Flavor to enhance palatability
Meet the animal's energy requirements with less lbs of concentrate in the diet
Economical and available: Average 35% cost savings over other hay replacement products
Available in Forage Extender Mini Bites (standard pellet), or Forage Extender Super Bites (large pellet)
|Crude Protein||Min||12.00 %|
|Crude Fat||Min||2.00 %|
|Crude Fiber||Min||24.00 %|
|Crude Fiber||Max||28.00 %|
|Acid Detergent Fiber||Max||38.00%|
|Neutral Detergent Fiber||Max||57.00%|
Soy Hulls, Wheat Middlings, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Yeast Culture, Flavoring, Sweetener
Feed pound for pound to replace or extend your hay supply at up to 50% of total daily forage consumption.
Introduce gradually over 10-14 days.
Always supply fresh, clean water.
Day 1: Feed high quality colostrum at a minimum of 5-10% of the lamb’s body weight. Ex: A 10 lb lamb needs 8-16 oz colostrum total. Feed 50% within 2-4 hours of birth, and the other 50% within 12 hours of birth.
Day 2, Onward: Offer free choice, fresh, clean water at all times. Offer free choice Lamb N’ Kid Pellet (contains Ammonium Chloride and Decoquinate), beginning with small amounts, until 100 lbs body wt. Can be fed right through to slaughter.
Day 2-35: Feed Exceed Lamb Milk Replacer. See product page for feeding schedule and tips.
Day 28- Onward: Introduce good quality 2nd cut hay, starting with a small handful daily (ideally 5-10% of total dry feed).
Maintenance: Switch from starter to Sheep Complete Pellets OR Stock NCA Sweet 16% fed free choice with limited amounts of high quality forage. If grain consumption exceeds 2-2.5% of body weight per day, supplement with a high quality forage.
Pasture or forage only diets: Feed Sheep 1:1 Mineral free choice. Optimal intake is 1-2 oz/head/day.
Poor Quality or Lack of Forage: Feed Forage Extender Mini Bites to replace up to half of the forage in the diet, pound for pound.
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