Pedigree Ration

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Pedigree Ration

Pedigree ration

Liffey Mills pedigree ration is tailor made for the high genetic merit animal, it contains a broad spectrum of only high quality ingredients including flaked Barley, hi-pro soya bean, flaked maize, beans and peas.  This formulation combined with a range of specialist additives guarantees optimum growth rates and muscle development.

This ration is 17% protein and is designed to encourage frame size and growth early on in the animals life.  With the carefully selected ingredients used in this mix, it leads to a crunchy coarse ration which is very palatable and allows for consistently high consumption from an early age.  It also contains Yeasacc 1026 aiding higher feed intake with minimal risk of digestive upsets.

The inclusion of our select pedigree mineral, complimented with Liffey Mills OPTIGEST is essential to assist and sustain superior performance and ultimately health.

The mineral pre-mix contains:

Rumen Protected Methionine

  • Methionine is the first limiting amino acid for ruminants.
  • Improves feed intake.
  • Role in improving skin and hair condition.

Chelated Zinc

Feeding chelated zinc improves hoof condition and makes the hoof harder.  This is particularly important where animals are being fed large quantities of concentrate.  High concentrate feeding tends to soften feet thus increasing the risk of injury.

Lactose

  • Feeding lactose provides a better rumen environment for the rumen bugs.
  • Helps reduce risk of acidosis
  • Improves feed intake

Enhanced B-Vitamins

  • Improve rumen function
  • Improve coat condition

Aspergillus Orzae

A pro-biotic organism used to raise the rumen ph and improve food conversion efficiency.

Slow Release Buffer

Animals fed high levels of concentrates often suffer from clinical or sub-clinical acidosis.  Feeding a buffer reduces the risk of both.  Some of the side effects of clinical or sub-clinical acidosis are:

  • Lameness
  • Reduced feed intake
  • The digestibility of the diet is reduced
  • Poor coat ( The hair loses its oil and becomes dry in appearance)
  • Poor thrive

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