Get calves started on feed fast
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This highly palatable pelleted feed has proven consumption and performance. With Zinpro® Availa 4® trace minerals, calves stay healthier while additives like Diamond V Yeast, Micro-Aid yucca extract and Proternative® enhance their rumen function, consumption and immune response even more.
Weaning is stressful. Dry matter intake and a nutrient dense diet are essential to getting calves off to a great start. Payback® Head Start provides complete nutrition in a small package and is a great choice for stressed and freshly weaned calves when getting them on feed quickly is a priority. This calf starter feed now includes Zinpro Availa 4 at a feeding rate of 7 grams/head/day to enhance immune system function and pack even more power towards a profitable finish.
Medicated options are available:
Zinpro Availa 4 is a combination of highly available complexed Zn, Mn, Cu and Co designed to help meet the trace mineral demands of the beef herd.
average daily gain
Ingredients: Processed Grain Byproducts, Roughage Products, Molasses Products, Calcium Carbonate, Yeast Culture, Salt, Hydrated Sodium Calcium Aluminosilicate, Grain Products, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Mineral Oil, Manganese Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Basic Copper Chloride, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Cobalt Glucoheptonate, Plant Protein Products, Active Dry Yeast, Stearic Acid.
|Head start||Head start LF|
|Protein (%)||Not less than||13.0||16.0|
|Fat (%)||≥ 1.0||≥ 1.5|
|Fiber (%)||≤ 22||≤ 15|
|Phosphorus (%)||Not less than||0.4||0.5|
|Potassium (%)||Not less than||1.0||0.8|
|Selenium (ppm)||Not less than||0.25||0.5|
|Vitamin A (IU/lb)||Not less than||6,500||13,000|
|Vitamin D (IU/lb)||Not less than||650||1,000|
|Vitamin E (IU/lb)||Not less than||40||80|
|Head Start||Head Start LF|
|Feeding rate*||10-15 lbs||5-7 lbs|
|Additional hay*||2-5 lbs||8-12 lbs|
|Average daily gain*||2.5-4.0 lbs||1.8-2.2 lbs|
* Feeding rate and additional hay consumptions are approximate. Actual consumption will vary with the weight, health, and nutritional status of the cattle and the quality of the forage.
** ADG is based on years of performance and demonstration trials. Your results may vary depending on the quality of cattle, hay, and management practices.