-Barley & peas with a bit of oats. As the hogs get older, use less peas.
-Wheat should not ever be used in great amounts regardless of the size of the hog.
-After 21 days on chick starter, use 75% rolled wheat and 25% flax or canola. -Rolled oats can be used in smaller amounts to reduce leg problems and encourage slower growth.
-60% rolled oats, 30% rolled wheat and 10% flax.
*Oyster shell, #2 grit, and limestone are used as free choice for healthy bone and egg development.
-3/4 pound of 30% beef supplement with rumensin for backgrounding and finishing calves as well as cows if feed is poor. (Rumensin improves digestion, reduced bloat, and contains critical vitamins and minerals.)
-Rolled barley mostly with not too much wheat.
-Rolled oats to be used on baby calves starting on feed. A few rolled peas can be used when weather turns cold.
-Generally cattle use 1 lb/ 100 lb weight. A lot depends on the quality of the hay.
We have decox pellets available too for mixing in grain for baby calves.
*Winter mineral is also used year round. *Dilution occurs during sunny summer months with a basic salt trace mineral.
*All types of feed are available year round.