Deciding what cattle mineral to feed doesn’t need to be daunting. A quality balanced mineral year-round is the first step to ensuring your herd gets the nutrients they need. Then, you can get more specialized with what you provide your herd based on different factors like the time of year, reproductive needs of your herd and forage quality.
Types of Mineral Supplements:
All Season Mineral – a mineral and vitamin supplement for cattle on pasture designed to correct mineral deficiencies of the available forage in highly palatable, weather-resistant granular form. Can be fed year-round, January through December for spring and fall calving.
High Magnesium Mineral – mineral and vitamin supplement designed for cattle grazing lush pastures. A unique manufacturing process ensures more consistent intake and adequate levels of magnesium. Feed March and April for spring and fall calving.
Fly Control Mineral – contains Altosid (IGR)for the breeding prevention of horn flies in the manure of treated cattle. Also, provides a balanced mineral and vitamin supplement with large particle size and special formulation to keep the mineral from absorbing water and blowing out of the feeder. Can be fed May through October for spring and fall calving.
ProCycle Mineral – designed to optimize reproductive performance through trace mineral nutrition using a sulfate-free combination of organic and inorganic trace mineral sources. Wind and Rain ProCycle supports cow health, reproductive performance and nutrient absorption during breeding, gestation and lactation. Can be fed April and May for spring calving, and December and January for fall calving.