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Sweet 16 Pellets with Bovatec®

All purpose grower feed for calves

An  all  purpose  grower  feed,  suitable  for  beef  calves  and  dairy  heifer  replacements. NRM Sweet 16 is ideal for calves weaned to pasture after five – six weeks on traditional and early wean systems or for finishing stock when pasture is limited. 

Feeding Recommendations

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

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Ingredients Selected From

Grain and grain by-products, various plant proteins including oilseed meals, molasses, non-protein nitrogen, major  minerals,  vegetable  oils,  organic  acids,  trace  minerals,  vitamins  A,  D  and  E,  range  of  B  vitamins  including biotin, flavour, Bovatec® 20CC. NRM Sweet 16 may contain up to 15% by weight of PKE. Contains added copper and selenium. Do not use at the same time as other selenised fertiliser, prill or product without consulting with a nutritionist or veterinarian.  

Storage

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

Typical analysis
(approximate on a dry matter basis)

Moisture13%
Protein16%
Fat3%

Sweet 16% Calf Feed with 500g/tonne Bovatec® 20CC

WARNING STATEMENTS

READ LABEL BEFORE USE
FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

CONTAINS Bovatec® 20CC which is registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No. A009679. 
See www.foodsafety.govt.nz for registration conditions. 

INDICATIONS Contains 100mg/kg of lasalocid sodium as 500g/tonne Bovatec® 20CC as an aid in the control of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria species in cattle. 

Feed 0.75kg of NRM Sweet 16% per 75kg calf to provide 1mg of lasalocid per kg of body weight. Ensure young animals have access to Sweet 16% at least 2-3 weeks prior to weaning as coccidial challenge is most likely to occur in the first eight weeks after weaning. 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE This product must not be used for growth promotion in ruminants intended for human consumption. 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.

DOSE RATE

For coccidiosis control, minimum dose rate of 5mg Bovatec®/kg live weight (1mg lasalocid sodium/kg live weight) is required per day. Up to twice this dose rate is indicated where severe coccidial challenge is expected or a wide range of individual live weights occur within a group. For example, feed 1.5kg of Sweet 16% per 75kg calf, to provide 2mg lasalocid per kg of body weight. 

CAUTION 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.

Do not feed to deer, milking goats, sheep, laying poultry and other non-ruminant animals.  

CONTRAINDICATIONS
Care must be exercised when feeding concurrently with other antimicrobials. 

  • Do not feed with other ionophores, e.g. monensin capsules, liquid or premix.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose rates.
  • Do not feed more than a total of 400mg lasalocid sodium/head/day to lactating cattle.
  • Not to be used for single-dose treatment.
  • Disposal: avoid contamination of any water supply with this feed or its empty bag.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds.

Cattle
Meat: Nil
Milk: Cattle Nil
Not to be used for bobby calves

DO NOT FEED TO ANIMALS OTHER THAN THOSE STIPULATED ON THIS LABEL