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Maize

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A highly palatable feed providing a rich source of energy, from digestible fibre plus oil, and protein.
Available as a whole grain for processing on the farm or as a rolled/ground product from NWF.

Benefits

The highest energy of most cereals, containing twice the oil of wheat and barley

Features

• Flaked, cracked, rolled, microside, sploded or ground before feeding, these processes improve the digestibility maximum of 85%
• A ready source of fermentable energy and protein
• Minimises risk of acidosis
• Suitable for all classes of ruminants
• Improves fertility by reducing loss of body condition in early lactation

Feed Rates

• Milking Cows Up to 8 (typically 5)kg
• Dry Cows Up to 4 kg
• Replacement Heifers Up to 5 kg and up to 15% of the DMI
• Calves (to 12 weeks) Up to 5 kg and up to 30% of the DMI
• Growing Cattle Can be fed ad lib and up to 20% of the DMI
• Finishing Cattle Can be fed ad lib and up to 25% of the DMI
• Suckler Cows Up to 6 (typically 4)kg
• Ewes and Rams Up to 2.5 (typically 1.5)kg
• Hoggets and Lambs Up to 15% of the DMI