Mineral Buckets

ACORN CALF/BEEF BUCKET

Calf/beef bucket- formulated for calves and replacement heifers. This bucket provides a range of mineral and trace elements for the growing animal. The growing animal needs minerals because of their significant contribution to growth, developing bones and connective tissue, and also developing immunity.

ACORN PRECALVER

Precalver- this bucket is to be fed to cows before calving, ideally two months before calving. This bucket will help to reduce the incidence of calving difficulties and aid in reducing the incidence of Milk Fever. It will also promote quality colostrum production in the cow and also ensure the birth of healthy calves.

ACORN FERTILITY BOOSTER

Fertility Booster- for all cows after calving. This bucket will boost cow immunity, will aid in fertility and will enhance milk production. This bucket includes a high level of Magnesium, a high level of Copper to boost fertility, the immune system and production. The bucket has a high level of Iodine. Low Iodine levels are often associated with poor performance in cows in terms of your performance indicators such as milk production and fertility.

ACORN HI-MAG

Hi- Mag= This is designed for feeding to lactating cows as an aid in the prevention of grass tetany. Cows cannot store magnesium in their bodies so they have to source it every day. This bucket contains all of the other minerals and vitamins to drive on health and performance. Other strategies may be needed to prevent cows from getting grass tetany. This block contains copper.

ACORN SWEET MAG

Sweet Mag- This bucket would be used in areas where grass tetany is a problem. Contains extra molasses for increased consumption and nutrition. Fortified with recommended levels of vitamins and trace minerals.

ACORN SHEEP

Sheep- This bucket is suitable for all classes of sheep. Use pre-tupping, pre-lambing and post lambing. Can also be given to lambs at pasture. This bucket will provide essential mineral trace elements and vitamins to aid in growth, milk and fleece quality. Included is B Vitamins (B12 and B1) to drive performance, also Zinc to promote healthy hooves. Can be used all year round.

ACORN EWE AND LAMB

Ewe & lamb- this bucket is designed for ewes and lambs heading into early grass. It will help in putting condition back on the ewe and encourage growth in lambs.

ACORN BREEDING EWE

Breeding ewe- this bucket was designed to promote good fertility in the ewe before tupping. A full range of trace elements to encourage egg production and cycling.

ACORN EQUBOOST HORSE

Equboost horse- For horses in work, mares in foal or as a boost to horses on poor quality pasture. For more information on any of the mineral supplements, phone or call into any of our branches.