Dairy Meal 18%


Dairy Meal 18% is a complete feed specially formulated to cater for lactating cows from calving to drying. The feed is good quality and versatile for cows in early, mid, and late lactation. The nutritive value contains a balanced protein, energy and minerals, and vitamins required for the milking cow.

Breed Recommendations

lactating dairy cows, beef cows.

Feed Form

Meal. The feed is also suitable for dairy goats in lactation.

Feed Specifications

Dairy Meal18% is the fourth stage of the dairy feeding regime. Dairy Meal contains 18% crude protein and is fortified with the required macro minerals, trace elements and vitamins to help cows to optimize feed digestion. The meal also ensures that the cow achieves nutrient utilization to exploit the animal’s genetic production potential.

Feeding Instructions

Feed the milking cow with Dairy Meal 18% at the rate of 0.5kg per litre of milk produced. Ensure the cow gets an extra 2kg per day of the feed for her maintenance. Provide the cow with good quality roughage or grazing on adlibitum basis

Managaement Tips

Provide the milking cows with good quality silage. The cows can be put on good pasture or veld grazing. Make hay when the grass is still in good quality and store for use in the dry season. Roughage is needed for good rumination and utilisation of the feed. Higher producing milking cows require a higher proportion of the dairy meal in the diet

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