QLF Dry Cow Optimiser 25
QLF Dry Cow Optimiser 25 is a mineralised liquid supplement designed specifically for dry cows.
3-5 working days to manufacture
|Quantity||Price per 1000L|
|1000 litres (1 x IBC)||£688.00|
|2000 litres (2 x IBC)||£673.00|
|3000 litres (3 x IBC)||£673.00|
|4000 litres+ (4+ x IBC)||Get a quote|
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QLF Dry Cow Optimiser 25 has been used extensively by QLF in the USA and the vitamins and minerals have been specified in collaboration with several UK mineral specialists. It offers a complete dry cow product for high yielding dairy cows having 25 % protein as fed and combining very palatable 6 carbon sugars from molasses (to help promote dry matter intakes) with glycerine and a full mineral pack containing organic (protected Zinc and Copper).
The vitamin and mineral pack includes chelated (protected) Zinc and Copper and high levels of Vitamin E and Selenium for the cow’s immunity system at calving. Magnesium is included to reduce the risk of Milk Fever by helping the ability of the cow to regulate Calcium blood concentrations.
QLF Dry Cow products may be effective by:
- Increasing ration palatability and intake, thus the cow actually eats the required kilograms of straw.
- Improving fibre digestibility, making better use of the straw which the cow has eaten.
- Reducing ration separation and ration sorting.
- Distributing nutrients and additives (minerals) uniformly.
QLF Dry Cow Optimiser 25 typical analysis:
|As Fed||Dry Matter|
|Protein %||Sugar %||Mag %||Phos %||DM||Protein %||Sugar %||Vit & Min||Litres/TE|
|Dry Cow Optimiser 25||25||18||2||0.5||63||40||29||DC Opt||752|
For the mineral analysis, please see the QLF Mineral and Vitamin Specification here.
Find out more about QLF’s ‘Timed Release’ protein here
Key Characteristics of QLF Dry Cow Optimizer 25
Molasses – provides very palatable 6 carbon sugars which help to promote dry matter intakes. A 1kg DMI increase pre-calving, results in 0.86kg DMI post calving. Molasses also helps to promote regeneration of rumen papillae.
Glycerine – a glucose precursor and as such is very palatable and high in energy.
Full Dry Cow Mineral and Vitamin pack – the specially designed vitamin and mineral pack includes chelated (protected) Zinc and Copper and high levels of Vitamin E and Selenium for the cow’s immunity system at calving. Magnesium is included to reduce the risk of Milk Fever by helping the ability of the cow to regulate Calcium blood concentrations. Magnesium Chloride also helps the anion: cation balance.
|Typical Feed Rates (Kg/head/day)||Suitable Feeding Methods|
|Dairy||Beef||Sheep||Youngstock||Ad-lib Lick-tank||Pour On||TMR Mix|
|Dry Cow 20 + Mag||2||2||x||1.75||√||√||√|
QLF Dry Cow Optimiser 25 is formulated for feeding ad lib in an approved QLF lick feeder. It may also be fed in a TMR/home mix, as a top dress, or poured onto forages and feeds.
All feed rates must be approved by your QLF merchant or representative as they will be dependant on your ration and livestock being fed. Feed rates shown below are typical rates for indication only.
All feed rates must be approved by your QLF merchant or representative as they will be dependent on your ration and livestock being fed. Feed rates shown below are typical rates for indication only.
Feed 1kg to 2 kg of Dry Cow Optimizer 25 depending on forage and days from calving.
Typical diet 8 to 3 weeks pre- calving
Restricted grass silage or grazing
4 to 5 kg of straw
1kg of QLF Dry Cow Optimizer 25
Fresh clean water
Typical diet from 3 weeks pre calving
22 – 27 kg of grass / maize silage
3 – 5 kg of chopped straw
1.5 – 2 kg of QLF Dry Cow Optimizer 25
Fresh clean water
This Product contains High Copper – DO NOT FEED TO SHEEP, NON-RUMINANTS or to energy-starved animals. Always ensure plenty of fresh, clean water, unlimited access to forage, and a source of quality major minerals (loose or block).
Please provide 3-5 working days as all product is manufactured to order. It will then be dispatched using your chosen shipping method. Our transport team will call you to inform you of when delivery will be made, so please ensure that you can be reached on the contact number(s) provided.