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Payback FortifiedSM Program

Payback Fortified℠ cattle are being sold on Northern Livestock Video Auctions. They have been supplemented with adequate levels of highly bioavailable vitamins and trace minerals prior to shipment. These vitamins and minerals are specifically formulated for the environment where these cattle are raised, helping to alleviate any antagonistic mineral interactions that often occur in feeds and water.

Payback Fortified products

  • Have highly available zinc, copper, manganese and cobalt
  • Use highly palatable ingredients to enhance intake and keep cattle on feed
  • Are nutritionally balanced to improve performance and profitability while keeping cattle healthy and on the gain

Payback Fortified product categories

Research demonstrates that calves fed properly fortified vitamin and mineral supplements prior to weaning experience up to:

  • 50% decrease in BRD treatments
  • 20% reduction in disease during the receiving period
  • 20% reduction in death during the finishing period
  • 10 lbs. increase in hot carcass weight of finished animals
  • 10% increase in carcasses grading low Choice or better

* Payback Head Start weaning feed and Ultramin® Breeder mineral contain Zinpro Availa® 4

Payback Fortified℠ feeds lead to healthier calves and more profitable feedlot operations.

Contact your CHS nutrition consultant for more information

Here’s the Payback

  • Lower incidence of respiratory disease = less vet/med expense
  • Fewer sick calves during the receiving period = improved gain
  • Lower death loss during finishing
  • More marketable carcass
  • Improved quality grade = higher value

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Payback Fortified calves will have been on a nutrition program prior to shipping that is designed to bolster their immune systems and prepare them for the stresses related to shipping and acclimating to the feedlot environment.

Head Start vs. Head Start LF (Limit Fed)

Easy to implement into regular feeding program

*1,248 calves, 19 demonstration trials, Fall of 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Rates

Healthier calves lead to better gains, more money in everyone’s pockets (seller and buyer)

*1,258 head

Calf Creep

Calf Creep is designed as a free-choice supplement for calves on pasture or range grasses.

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Head Start
& Head Start Med

Head Start is especially designed to be fed when starting cattle in the feedlot. It combines roughage, grain and supplement in a total ration.

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Head Start LF
& Head Start LF Med

Head Start LF is a versatile feed for stressed (weaning and/or starting) calves.

Learn about Head Start LF

Bull Challenger

Bull Challenger is especially designed to be fed to growing bulls or cattle that are being developed in the feedlot.

Learn about Bull Challenger

Hi-En Bull Challenger

Hi-En Bull Challenger is especially designed to be fed to growing bulls or animals that are being developed in the feedlot.

Learn about Hi-En Bull Challenger

Hi-En 14

Hi-En 14 is formulated to be fed to cattle as a grain replacement product that also provides additional protein, vitamins, and minerals as compared to grain.

Learn about Hi-En 14

Ultramin® Summer 12-3+

Learn about Ultramin® Summer 12-3+

Ultramin® 12-6+

Ultramin® 12-6+ is designed to be fed to beef and dairy cattle in selenium-deficient areas.

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Ultramin® 12-12+

Ultramin® 12-12+ is designed to be fed to beef and dairy cattle in selenium-deficient areas.

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Ultramin® Summer Availa® 4 12-3+

Learn about Ultramin® Summer Availa® 4 12-3+

Ultramin® Availa® 4 12-6+

Learn about Ultramin® Availa® 4 12-6+

Ultramin® Availa® 4 12-12+

Learn about Ultramin® Availa® 4 12-12+