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Dairy Milk Max

Premium mid-protein, high energy compound feed for lactating dairy cows

A grain dominated, compounded pellet feed with added protein 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 Milk Max 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.
  • Additional protein from oilseed meals (e.g soya bean meal) and legumes (e.g. peas and beans) to help meet the protein needs of higher producing cows.
  • Added calcium, magnesium and sodium to help meet the needs of lactating animals.
  • Vitamins A, D and E.
  • Added chromium, cobalt, copper, iodine, manganese, selenium and zinc which in many cases eliminates the need for additional trace mineral supplementation when fed at 3kg/head/day.

Feeding recommendation

Typical feeding rates are 1 to 3kg/head/day. If wishing to feed above these rates for an extended period, or if wishing to feed lower levels of copper, please request Milk Max LTE. The LTE or Low Trace Element option contains half the magnesium oxide, trace mineral and vitamin premix added to Milk Max.

If cows are not currently fed grain or pellets, introduce Dairy Milk Max 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 and 100mg/kg added copper. 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 on 0800 800 380.

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. Dairy Milk Max does not contain PKE.

Typical analysis (approximate on a DM basis)

Energy13MJ ME/kg
Crude Protein15%
Starch & Sugar50% (min)
NDF15% (max)

The 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 going to print but specifications may vary over time.

Additives available

NRM Dairy Milk Max 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

The addition of additives may marginally lower the actual
specifications of the pellets as supplied.

Subject to regional and seasonal availability.

*Bovatec 20CC is registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, Registration Number A9679. See www.foodsafety.govt.nz for registration conditions.

NOTICE – CONTAINS ADDED MAGNESIUM OXIDE

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.