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Michael Marsden, Technical Manager

Diet and Rationing advice for
Beef Rearing and Finishing

CTraffordgold can form the heart of alternative rearing and finishing systems to conventional concentrates and forage based systems. Mixed with other dry feeds such as bread, confectionary blend and sugar beet feed, using a loading shovel (no need to use a mixer wagon), and fed fresh or clamped before use.

Beef Rearing and Finishing

Growing beef (300kg steer growing at 1kg/day)
FEED Kg/day
Grass silage (30% Dry Matter) 12
Chopped wheat straw 0.5
Traffordgold 6.0
Vitamin and mineral premix (g/day) 75
ANALYSIS
Energy density (MJ ME/kg DM)  11.5
Crude protein density (%DM) 15.3
   
Ad libitum Finishing Beef (500kg steer growing at 1.35kg/day)
FEED % Fresh weight of mix
Traffordgold  £56
Chopped wheat straw 10
Confectionary blend  17
Molasses Sugar Beet feed  17
Vitamin and mineral premix  0.6
ANALYSIS
Energy density (MJ ME/kg DM) 12.4
Crude protein density (% DM) 13.6
   

Legal disclaimer
Suggested feeding rates are produced as a guide only and many other factors may have an overriding effect on animal response; no performance guarantee can be given. Rations should be carefully balanced for energy and protein, contain sufficient forage to maintain rumen function and be fortified with an appropriate vitamin and mineral supplement. Animals must have constant access to clean water.