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Sweet 16 Pellets

All purpose grower feed for calves

Suitable for beef calves and dairy heifer replacements.

For calves weaned to pasture after five – six weeks on traditional and early wean systems or for finishing stock when pasture is limited. Contains non-protein nitrogen which requires rumen function to be utilised.

Feeding recommendation

Feed up to 1.5kg per calf per day from weaning. Any changes to calves diets should be done gradually.

Sweet 16 is not a complete feed. Always ensure adequate pasture or other roughage is available. Ensure calves have access to clean, fresh water at all times. Sweet 16 may contain up to 15% palm kernel expeller meal.

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Ingredients selected from

Grain and grain by-products, various plant proteins, molasses, non-protein nitrogen, minerals, vegetable oils, organic acids, oilseed meals and by-products, vitamins and trace minerals, coccidiostat. Sweet 16 may contain up to 15% palm kernel expeller meal.

Contains added copper and 0.5mg/kg added selenium (50% organic). Do not use at the same time as any other selenised fertiliser, prill or product (apart from milk powder) and do not exceed the stated dose or frequency without consulting a nutritionist or veterinarian.

Typical analysis (approximate on a dry matter basis)

Energy*12.0 MJ ME/kg DM

*Metabolisable Energy (ME) values are calculated by a registered laboratory from an equation and are not an actual measured value. 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.

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

Sweet 16 calf feed with 540g/tonne Bovatec 20CC



INDICATIONS: Contains 108mg/kg of lasalocid sodium as 540g/tonne Bovatec® 20CC A9679 as an aid in the control of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria species in cattle. Feed 1kg of NRM Sweet 16 Pellets per 108kg calf to provide 1mg of lasalocid per kg of body weight.


CONTRAINDICATIONS: Care must be exercised when feeding concurrently with other antimicrobials. Do not feed with other ionophores, e.g. monensin capsules, liquid or pre-mix. Do not exceed the recommended dose rates. Not to be used for single dose treatment.


WITHOLDING PERIOD: It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL (Maximum Residue Limits of Agricultural Compounds) in the New Zealand Food Standard


Meat: Nil

Milk: Nil


CAUTION: Do not feed to bobby calves. Do not allow dogs, horses (or other equids), alpacas (or other camelids) access to feeds containing Bovatec®, as ingestion by these species may be fatal.

This product must not be used for growth promotion in ruminants intended for human consumption. Bovatec® 20CC is registered pursuant to the ACVM Act, 1997. ACVM Registration Number A9679. 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.