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APRIL O8 NEWSLETTER

This months linked article's:

CAN YOU MAINTAIN BUTTERFATS AT GRASS?...

MAGNESIUM PRODUCTS...

SILAGE ADDITIVES...

LOOKING TO MAKE YOUR SILAGE GO FURTHER...

MINERAL REMINDER ...

SPRING & SUMMER FEEDING

Following on from last month's newsletter if you want to get the best from your cows whilst out at grass you need to feed a good quality compound. The compounds below are certainly worth considering and we advise you book your requirements soon before the already volatile markets get any worse. With the good milk price we believe it's worth chasing those litres! Also don't forget ask us to quote on your blend as well!

GPF 16 Nuts (4% Oil, 16% Protein, 13% Fibre, 7.5% Ash,)

Ingredients: Wheat, Soya Hulls, Sunflower, Rapemeal, Palm Kernal, Wheatfeed, Sugarbeet, Biscuitmeal, Molasses, Minerals & Vitamins and Fat Blend.

GPF 16 Nuts is our most economic ration. It is aimed at herds producing up to 6,500 litres.

HE Supreme HDF 16 Nuts (3.6% Oil, 16% Protein, 9.5% Fibre, 7.8% Ash)

Ingredients: Wheat, Maize, US Maize Distillers, Hipro Soya, Palm Kernal, Sunflower, Rapemeal, Sugarbeet, Citrus, Molasses, Megalac, Minerals & Vitamins and Fat Blend

HE Supreme HDF 16 is our most popular spring / summer ration, it accounts for over 40% of our spring / summer sales year on year. This is a high quality nut, made of high quality raw materials. This ration will help to maximise your milk production whilst maintaining butterfat levels at a time when the grass will naturally decrease them.

Excel 16 Nuts (4.5% Oil, 16% Protein, 7.5% Fibre, 7.5% Ash)

Ingredients: Wheat, Maize, US Maize Distillers, Palm Kernal, Hipro Soya, Biscuitmeal, Sugarbeet, Citrus, Megalac, Sopralin, Molasses, Minerals & Vitamins and Fat Blend.

Excel 16 is the Rolls Royce of our spring / summer range. We are very proud of this nut! With Sugarbeet, Wheat and Hipro Soya making up 47.5% of the total feed. Excel 16 has been especially formulated for spring calvers producing more than 40 litres. The emphasis is on lower protein and a range of quality energy sources. This ration will help to maximise your milk production whilst maintaining butterfat levels at a time when the grass will naturally decrease them.

AS YOU CAN SEE FROM THESE PRODUCTS, THERE ARE NO 'FILLERS' AT ALL IN OUR RATIONS AND ALL COME WITH GUARANTEED FIXED FORMULATIONS. CAN YOUR CURRENT SUPPLIER SAY THE SAME?

CAN YOU MAINTAIN BUTTERFATS AT GRASS?

Look at your milk contract

With an average national reduction of 0.4% and in some cases as much as 1% at turnout, if it pays you to maintain your butterfat levels, you need to consider feeding CS PLUS which is an exclusive product to GP Feeds. Aimed at improving butterfats, fertility, increasing milk yield as well as improving the condition score of your cows. It is a specially formulated fatty acid blend processed with a selected glucose preparation into a free flowing dust-free meal. It has been designed for mixing into compound feeds or home mix diets. The recommended usage rate is 300 grams per cow per day. However, levels can be increased for high performance dairy cows.

The blend of protected and slow release fatty acids rich in C:16, has been put together to maximise synergistic effects on net energy yield and milk quality. The unsaturated: saturated ratio is close to 3:1. The glucose blend enhances liver function and hormonal, nervous and enzymic systems to increase overall animal performance.

MAGNESIUM PRODUCTS

As per last month's newsletter we have a number of magnesium products available, with something to suit all needs and situations.

  • Hi Magnesium minerals
  • Mag Chloride flakes
  • Cal-mag (Agma)
  • Roumag Aqua

Anyone considering turning out should give us a call on 01948 661602. We have a number of offers available on the above products.

SILAGE ADDITIVES

Silage Making Tips - The Nine Basic Rules...

ADD-F NON-CORROSIVE

One of the best known and respected of all acid silage preservatives, Add-F, is now available in a non-corrosive formula from us, called Add-F NC (for non-corrosive). More...

If you are interested in either Ecosyl or Add-F non-corrosive please contact Gareth at the office on 01948 661602.

LOOKING TO MAKE YOUR SILAGE GO FURTHER

If you are looking to help your silage go further why not consider pitting moist feeds with it. Here are GP Feeds we have something to suit all situations and needs.

Product
DM
(%)
ME
MJ/KG
DM
CP
(%)
Fibre
(%)
Description
Brewers Grains
24
11.7
24.5
17
Moist brewing co-product from barley. Suitable for all ruminants especially dairy cows. 4kg can replace 1kg of concentrate.
Mashed Filter Grains
27
11.7
22.5
17
Moist brewing co-product from barley. Suitable for all ruminants especially dairy cows. 4kg can replace 1kg of concentrate.
Supergrains
26
14
30
20
A palatable, moist feed comprising cooked cereal co-products from grain whisky manufacture. Not suitable for sheep

Do's & Don'ts of pitting Grains with silage...

For prices call the office on 01948 661602, as they are dependent on exact delivery address and load sizes.
(All orders & prices are subject to availability)


MINERAL REMINDER

As with all raw materials at the moment prices are continuing to rise. This is also the case with minerals. Here at GP Feeds we still have some mineral tonnages left so it is worth giving us a call to book your mineral requirements before the prices rise in May.

As with our compounds and blends our minerals are only of the finest quality.

 

QUALITY PRODUCTS FOR QUALITY PRODUCTION

Contact

Gareth or Rachel (Office)
01948 661602 Fax 01948 871776

 

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