Purina® Sheep Mineral

Purina® Sheep Mineral

Purina® Sheep Mineral is designed to be fed free-choice to the breeding herd and growing lambs, including ewes and ewes with lambs as a sole source of mineral and salt. This economical and palatable meal mineral contains added selenium and provides the provides the proper 2:1 calcium to phosphorus ratio to help prevent urinary calculi in sheep.

Features & Benefits

Calcium and phosphorus

Supports skeletal growth and optimum performance

Fortified vitamins and trace minerals

Supports growth and overall health

Vitamin E and selenium

Supports reproduction and performance in selenium deficient areas

Palatable, digestible diet

Helps optimize feed intake

No added copper

Formulated to meets the proper vitamin and mineral requirements of sheep

Nutrients

Nutrient
Min / Max
Amount
Ash
MAX
75.00 %
Calcium (Ca)
MIN
14.85 %
Calcium (Ca)
MAX
17.82 %
Phosphorus (P)
MIN
6.00 %
Zinc (Zn)
MIN
1250.00 PPM
Vitamin A
MIN
100,000 IU/LB
Vitamin D3
MIN
10,000 IU/LB
Vitamin E
MIN
200 IU/LB
Cobalt (Co)
MIN
3.00 PPM
Iodine
MIN
30.00 PPM
Magnesium (Mg)
MIN
2.00 %
Manganese (Mn)
MIN
500.00 PPM
Potassium
MIN
1.00 %
Salt (NaCl)
MIN
11.25 %
Salt (NaCl)
MAX
13.50 %
Sodium (Na)
MAX
6.48 %
Selenium (Se)
MIN
11.50 PPM
Selenium (Se)
MAX
13.80 PPM

Feeding Directions

Description
Feed this product free choice to sheep receiving rations composed largely of grass hay or to sheep grazing range or grass pastures. Optimum intake is 0.25 to 0.75 ounces per head daily.
Follow these management practices:
1. Sheep receiving phosphorus deficient diets may over-consume this product when it is first offered.
2. Place the mineral feeder near the water supply or in the animals' loafing area.
3. Put out fresh mineral at least once per week.
4. Feeding free choice salt is not required with this mineral.
5. Provide fresh, clean water near the feeding area.
 
Best Results
Feed free-choice to sheep receiving rations composed largely of grass hay or to sheep grazing range or grass pastures. Optimum intake is 2.4 ounces per head per day.
Caution
Store in a dry, well-ventilated area protected from rodents and insects. Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed to animals as it may cause illness, performance loss or death. This product was made in a feed manufacturing facility that does not handle or store products containing animal proteins prohibited in ruminant feed.
USE ONLY AS DIRECTED