Sheep Grain Assist Pellet
Trial Work

Sheep Grain Assist Pellet Trial Data

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Trial Work

Sheep Enhancer Concentrate Feeding Trials

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Technical Notes

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Increase Production

Improved Feed Conversion

The single biggest contributor to sheep and cattle profitability is increasing the feed conversion rates on pasture.

The following independent trial highlights the effectiveness of RumenWorks Gnen Feed Lick.

Calculated Feed Efficiency:

Kilos Consumed to Gain 1 kg of Liveweight

Control14.2 kg
14.2 kg
Competitor10.3 kg
10.3 kg
RumenWorks Green Feed Lick7.0 kg
7.0 kg

Trial Conducted by Formulae One 2015

Conclusion – By using RumenWorks Green Feed Lick it took 7kg of grazing oats pasture to produce 1 kg of beef. Comparatively, cattle on no supplementation took 14kg of grazing oats to produce 1 kg beef.

Other trials conducted with sheep on green, native pasture, supplemented with RumenWorks Green Feed Lick, showed an increase of 10 days extra grazing per paddock over a 30 day period.

Improved Weight Gains

Independent trials conducted in 2015 showed an average improvement in weight gain of 9%. Over a 38 day period this equated to an extra $13.68 per head return.

Average Daily Gain: (kg/hd/day)

Control1.30 kg
1.30 kg
Competitor1.33 kg
1.33 kg
RumenWorks Green Feed Lick1.42 kg
1.42 kg

Dose Rate:

Cattle and sheep consumption rates can vary due to individual conditions on property, and in the animal. As a guide to attain protection against Grass Tetany, the following dose rates should be used as a base point.

Dose Rate Cattle Sheep
200kg: 50g/day 30g/adult head/day
400kg: 100g/day
600kg: 150g/day


In high pressure situations such as Bloat and Grass Tetany the product must be continuously available. There must be adequate troughing. 1 trough to 25 head for cattle, 1 trough to 50 head for sheep. Spread the troughs around the paddock and near watering points.

Typical Green Feed Loose Lick Macro Nutrients:

Macro Nutrients g/kg
Calcium 130
Magnesium 99
Phosphorus 18.7
Sulphur 47.4
Sodium 82.68
Carbohydrates 174.2
Cattle Dose Rate: 100g/hd/day
Sheep Dose Rate: 30g/hd/day
RumenWorks Nutrition

Green Feed Supplement Products

To aid in growth rates, pasteurize utilization, bloat and grass tetany management.