LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend

LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend

LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend, a protein blend formulation, delivers a growth level of nutrition to calves with highly digestible, quality ingredients and features an exclusive blend of proteins combined in a manner to enhance the qualities of each. For optimal results, feed in combination with AMPLI-CALF® 20 Starter Feed through 12 weeks and transition to AMPLI-CALF® Grower Feed at 12-13 weeks-24 weeks of age.

Features & Benefits

Protein Sources

A unique, balanced blend of proteins, fat and carbohydrates helps maintain a growth level of nutrition. The blend of proteins in this calf milk replacer encourages higher calf starter intake and average daily gain compared to traditional 20:20 calf milk replacer.1

1 Based on Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Herd Maker® trial summary, 2014

Medicated Options

LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend is available in both medicated and non-medicated options.

Fat and Protein

Research proven to deliver equal calf growth performance when compared to feeding dairy calves a traditional 20% protein, 20% fat calf milk replacer formula.1

Feeding Directions


Milk Replacer Mixing Instructions

Individual batch:
  • Mix 0.75 pounds of powder with water to make 2.3 quarts fed per calf twice daily
Large batches:
  • Mix 1.5 pounds of powder with water to make 1.14 gallons
Best Results
Begin feeding calf milk replacer on day 2 after colostrum feeding. Provide fresh, clean water along with a high-quality, palatable calf starter feed on a free-choice basis. Only use low sodium water (<50 ppm) for mixing milk replacer and feeding calves.
Water temperature for mixing calf milk replacer should be 110-120 degrees F. Calf milk replacer should be 105 degrees F when delivered to the calf. Always weigh calf milk replacer powder for accurate mixing.