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Michael Marsden, Technical Manager

Diet and Rationing advice for Sheep

CTraffordgold can also be fed to sheep, please see below for examples of typical diets. For further advice and guidance please contact your local KW feed specialist.

Pregnant ewes

(75kg with twins)

Feeding CTraffordgold (kg/ewe/day) with ad libitum forage

FORAGE BASE WEEKS PRE-LAMBING
  8 6 4 2
Hay 0.8 1.25 1.5 1.8
Straw 1 1.5 1.75 2
Grass silage 0.5 0.8 1.3

1.5

Average grass 0.4 0.7 1.2 1.4
Plus 25g of mineral premix/head/day

Lactating ewes

(75kg with twins)

Supplementary feeding during lactation helps to ensure production of sufficient quantities of milk. The table below shows the recommended feeding levels of C Traffordgold during lactation.

AD LIBITUM FORAGE BASE Feeding level of C Traffordgold(kg/head/day)
Hay 1.75
Straw 2
Grass silage 1.5
Grass 1.25
Plus 25g of mineral premix/head/day

Finishing lambs

CTraffordgold can be provided as part of an ad libitum ration.

Feeds % Fresh weight of mix
CTraffordgold 60
Processed bread (or rolled wheat) 15
Sugar beet feed 15
Chopped wheat straw 10
Vitamin and mineral premix 0.7

Analysis

Energy density (MJ ME/kg DM) 12.1
Crude protein density (% DM) 15.5

CTraffordgold can also be fed to sheep, please see below for examples of typical diets.
For further advice and guidance please contact your local KW feed specialist.

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.