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Dairy Ace

Premium low protein, high energy compound feed for lactating dairy cows

A grain dominated, PKE free, compounded pellet feed specifically formulated to deliver higher levels of energy, minerals and vitamins. Ideal for higher producing cows or those in early lactation being fed high quality pasture.

NRM Dairy Ace contains:

  • A high level of starch from grains and grain by-products in addition to sugar from molasses, which are readily fermentable and can help stimulate milk protein production.
  • Added calcium, magnesium and sodium to help meet the needs of lactating animals.
  • Added vitamins A, D and E,  essential trace minerals – chromium, cobalt, copper, iodine, manganese, selenium and zinc which can help support cow health during a critical period.
  • Acidbuf rumen conditioner with bio-available minerals.

Feeding recommendation

Typical feeding rates are 1-3kg/head/day. If wishing to feed up to 9kg/day for an extended period, a tailored version could be manufactured with lower levels of trace minerals.

If cows are not currently fed grain or pellets, introduce Dairy Ace at 0.5-1kg per milking (1-2kg/day) and gradually increase by 0.15kg/day until the desired intake has been achieved. Always provide access to long forage and clean drinking water. The mineral requirements of herds varies greatly, regular testing of blood and liver samples may be helpful to ensure target health, immunity and fertility levels are achieved.

Contains 3mg/kg added selenium. Do not use at the same time as other selenised fertiliser, prill or product and do not exceed the stated dose or frequency without consulting a nutritionist or veterinarian.

To discuss the optimum feeding levels and diet for your herd, please call your local NRM Nutrition Specialist.

Ingredients selected from

Grain and grain by-products, oilseed meals, peas, beans, vegetable oils and fats, molasses, flavour, limestone, magnesium oxide, salt, vitamins and trace elements. Acidbuf.

Dairy Ace does not contain PKE.

The feeding of this product to dairy cows may increase their risk of clinical salmonellosis. It is recommended that veterinary advice is obtained to ascertain potential risks associated with the use of this product in your environment before product is used.

Added minerals and trace elements (as fed basis)

Chromium3.3 mg/kg
Copper100 mg/kg (25 as organic)
Selenium3.0 mg/kg (0.5mg/kg as organic)

Typical analysis (approximate on a DM basis)

Energy*13MJ ME/kg
Crude Protein10%
Starch & Sugar55% (min)
NDF15% (max)
*Metabolisable Energy (ME) values are calculated from an equation and are not an actual measured value but should provide a reasonable guide to the energy content of the feeds. Information is accurate at the time of printing but specifications may vary over time.

Additives available for Dairy Ace

NRM Dairy Ace is made to order and can be tailored at additional cost to meet individual farm requirements by the addition of:

  • Additional Standard or Premium Pre-mix to accommodate low feeding rates
  • Bovatec® 20CC as an aid in increased production of milk solids*
  • Bioplex High Five
  • Dicalcium phosphate
  • Limestone flour
  • Magnesium oxide
  • Mycotoxin binder
  • Registered mycotoxin binder
  • Rumen bypass fat
  • Zinc methionine for improved foot health and reduction in somatic cell counts