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Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® 6%

High quality nutritious, muesli-style starter lamb feed

Suitable for young milk-fed lambs from four days of age.

NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® 6% is a high quality, nutritious textured starter feed formulated to allow young lambs to achieve their full potential.



Key Benefits and Features

  • A mix of highly palatable and digestible grains, fibre, molasses and pellets which encourage dry matter intake to support rumen development.
  • Early rumen development reduces the risk of feed intake checks at weaning and may reduce rearing costs.
  • Contains essential vitamins, minerals, and trace elements needed for optimal growth and health.
  • Made from selected quality ingredients including high quality protein for growth and vigour.
  • Essential oils and flavour help to encourage early hard feed intake.
  • Deccox® aids in the prevention of coccidiosis.
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Feeding Rates

May vary with different breeds and farming practices. As a supplement to milk feeding, feed NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® ad lib from 4 days of age. Healthy lambs older than 4 weeks of age, over 9kg body weight, and typically eating 200g/head/day of NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox®, may be weaned off milk and onto pasture. After weaning, slowly reduce NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® intake over the next 6 weeks to 85g NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox®/head/day.

Feeding Recommendations

Lambs from 4 days after birth, (after good colostrum intake has been achieved), through until after weaning.
Alternatively, if wishing to for economic reasons, transition onto NRM Lamb Performance Pellets with Deccox® at three weeks, and continue feeding until after weaning.
Creep feed to lambs on ewes prior to and after weaning, aiding the transition onto a pasture only diet.
Introduce gradually to avoid digestive upsets.
Offer dry fresh NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® daily in clean troughs.
Ensure fresh, clean drinking water is always available.
Check lambs regularly for any signs of scouring, bloating and lack of appetite, seeking qualified assistance where necessary.

NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® is specifically formulated for feeding orphaned lambs, or surplus lambs in both commercial and lifestyle farming operations. It can be fed as a creep feed to lambs still on ewes, prior to and after weaning.

Ingredients selected from

Cereal grains (wheat, maize, barley and triticale), cereal by-products, legumes, lucerne chaff, oilseed meals, by-products, molasses, vegetable oil, minerals, vitamins, essential oils, flavour, organic acids, Deccox® 6%.

Typical analysis (approximate on a dry matter basis)

Energy*12.8MJ ME/kg DM
Crude Protein 19%
Crude Fat 3%

*The Metabolisable Energy (ME) values are calculated by a registered laboratory from an equation and are not an actual measurement. Therefore they are only a guide for predicting the energy content of a feed.


Please ensure product is stored in a cool, dry and vermin free environment.

Product available size

NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® 6% is available in both 10kg or 20kg bags.

Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® 6%


ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Decoquinate 6% at 0.66kg/tonne.

INDICATIONS: To aid in the treatment and prevention of coccidiosis in young sheep caused by Eimeria ovinoidalis, E. crandallis, E. parva and E. bakuensis

CAUTION: Do not use with bentonite. Contains 1mg/kg added selenium. Do not feed to bobby calves.

WITHOLDING PERIOD: It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the Food notice: Maximum Residues for Agricultural Compounds.

Meat: Sheep, Goats, Cattle, Poultry: Nil

Milk: Sheep, Goats, Cattle: Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during treatment and for not less than 35 days following the last treatment.

Eggs: Do not use eggs from chickens for human consumption that have ingested feed containing Deccox®

DOSE RATE: For prevention only, aim to feed a daily dose of 0.5mg/kg body weight of decoquinate, (e.g., 126g NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® per 10kg lamb). To aid in the treatment of coccidiosis provide a daily dose of decoquinate of 1mg/kg body weight, (e.g. 252g NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® per 10kg lamb). Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

NRM Lamb Start Mix with Deccox® 6% at 0.66kg/t (39.6mg/kg Decoquinate). ACVM Registration Number A011012. See for registration conditions.

By law the user must take due care, obtaining expert advice if necessary to avoid unnecessary pain and distress when using the product other than as directed on the label.

Caution: Do not feed to any animal species other than those stipulated on the label.