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*** DAIRY FEEDS - Rampart Transition Pellet

   Rampart Transition Pellet

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    A complete feed for dry cows.

For increased milk production efficiency (production of marketable solid-corrected milk per unit of feed intake) in dairy cows.

Active Drug Ingredient: Monensin (as Monensin Sodium).............56 g/ton

Nutrient Analysis

Crude Protein, Min

20.0%

Crude Fat, Min

2.0%

Crude Fiber, Max

20.0%

Acid Detergent Fiber, Max

28.0%

Calcium (Ca), Min

1.4%

Calcium (Ca), Max

1.5%

Phosphorus (P), Min

0.70%

Copper (Cu), Min

25 PPM

Selenium (Se), Min

0.3 PPM

Zinc (Zn), Min

160 PPM

Vitamin A, Min

10,000 IU/lb

Vitamin D, Min

1,500 IU/lb

Vitamin E, Min

100 IU/lb

Niacin, Min

1,100 MG/lb

Choline, Min

2,200 MG/lb

Ingredients

Plant Protein Products, Grain Products, Processed Grain By-Products, Hydrochloric Acid, Beet Pulp, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Oxide, Calcium Carbonate, Roughage Products, Dried Whey, Molasses Products, Choline Chloride, Dicalcium Phosphate, Vitamin E Supplement, Dried Lactobacillus Acidophilus Fermentation Products, Niacin, Aspergillus Oryzae and Trichoderma Viride Fermentation Extracts and Yucca Schidigera Plant Extract, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement, Manganous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Selenium Yeast, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate and Copper Proteinate.

NOTE: Ingredients may differ from mill to mill and are subject to change. Check tag for current information on this product.

Feeding Directions

Feed continuously to dry dairy cows during the last 7 to 21 days prior to calving. Rampart Transition Feed is designed to be fed in a total mixed ration containing 11 to 22 g/ton monensin on a 100% dry matter basis. Mix Rampart Transition Pellet with forage and roughage at a rate of 325 to 650 pounds per ton on a air dry basis to achieve a total mixed ration. At typical levels of DM intake, feeding close up dry cows 8 to 12 pounds of Rampart Transition Feed is recommended. This amount provides: SoyChlor to lower urine pH, rumen protected choline, 800-1,200 IU of vitamin E, and 8-12 grams of niacin. Offer free-choice salt.

    Caution

CAUTION: Do not allow horses or other equines access to formulation containing Monensin. Ingestion of Monensin by horses has been fatal. Monensin medicated cattle and goat feeds are safe for use in cattle and goats only. Consumption by unapproved species may result in toxic reactions. Do not feed to lactating goats. If feed refusals containing Monensin are fed to other groups of cattle, the concentration of Monensin in the refusals and amount of refusals fed should be taken into consideration to prevent Monensin overdosing. A withdrawal time has not been established for pre ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

LIMITATIONS: Feed continuously to dry and lactating dairy cows in a total mixed ration. You may notice:

(1)

Reduced voluntary feed intake in cows fed Monensin. This reduction increases with higher doses of monensin fed. Rule out Monensin as the cause of reduced feed intake before attributing to other causes such as illness, feed management, or the environment.

(2)

Reduced milk fat percentage in dairy cows fed monensin. This reduction increases with higher doses of Monensin fed.

(3)

Increased incidence and treatment of cystic ovaries and metritis in dairy cows fed monensin.

(4)

Reduced conception rates, increased services per animal, and extended days open and corresponding calving intervals in dairy cows fed monensin. Have a comprehensive and ongoing nutritional, reproductive and herd health program in place when feeding Monensin to dairy cows.

This product contains added copper. Do not feed to sheep.

51001 12 (Rev. 10/2009)

For more information, contact Janice Spears at jspears@www.mfa-inc.com.

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