WHICH CONCEPT•AID® LOOSE MINERAL IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® is a line of vitamin and mineral supplements for beef cattle formulated to promote effective, easy breeding when fed 60 days pre-calving through 60 days post-breeding. High concentrations of vitamin E and organic trace minerals, coupled with the Amaferm® advantage, supports quick repair of the reproductive tract and more energy for reproductive success. Additionally, increased nutrient absorption and digestion leads to healthier and heavier calves giving you performance that pays.

 

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For assistance picking out the right Concept•Aid Mineral for your operation, take the quiz below.

 

 

 

WHICH CONCEPT•AID® LOOSE MINERAL IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

This guide has been developed to assist you by suggesting products that match your operation. For further assistance, please contact one of our representatives for precise nutritional advice.

1. Forage Quality (Choose One)

Low: Crop residue, mature winter grazing, CRP or mature hay
Moderately Low: Mid-summer warm-season pasture and hay
Average: Mid-summer cool-season pasture and mid-bloom hay
High: Early-season pasture, immature grass and early-bloom hay
You may use a recent forage analysis to determine answer. Check the phosphorous values: a P value of less than 0.14 = Low; 0.15-0.19 = Moderately Low; 0.20-0.24 = Average; greater than 0.24 = High

2. Grain Supplementation (Choose One)

None
Low: 1-3 lbs. grain fed daily or 3-9 lbs. grain silage
Medium: 3-6 lbs. grain fed daily or 9-18 lbs. grain silage
High: 6+ lbs. grain fed daily or 18+ lbs. grain silage

3. Co-product Supplementation (Choose One)
Adjust wet by-products to dry basis

None: No DDG, gluten or high-phosphorus ingredients
Low: Using co-product supplementation but less than 2 lbs. fed
Medium: 2-4 lbs. fed
High: More than 4 lbs. fed

4. Weaning Weight (milk) Potential (Choose One)

High: 205d weights more than 550 lbs.
Average: 205d weights 500-550 lbs.

5. Technology and Herd History (Choose One)

Intensive: Use ET, AI, or improved breeding success desired
Average: May use some AI and want to maintain breeding success

 

 

 

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® 5/S

Provides 5% phosphorus, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with average to good quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights.
*Also available with Aureo 3G for the control of Anaplasmosis
** Also available in some states with IGR to prevent the breeding of horn flies in the manure of treated cattle.
*** Also available with Aureo 3G for the control of Anaplasmois AND IGR to prevent the breeding of horn flies in the manure of treated cattle.
**** Also available with MOS to trap and expel bad bacteria limiting their ability to do harm.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® 8/S

Provides 8% phosphorus, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with mature grasses, hays, crop residue and low-quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® 10

Provides 10% phosphorus, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with very poor forages during high requirement times, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights. Contains no salt.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® BALANCER

Provides no phosphorus, for use with co-products (i.e., DDGS or CGF), to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights. Includes added thiamine to help counter high sulfur levels.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® MAG/S

Provides 5% phosphorus, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with average to good quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights. Formulated to balance nutrients not present in lush, rapidly growing grasses to help prevent grass tetany.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® MINERAL TUB

Provides comparable phosphorus levels based on feeding rate to a 5% phosphorus 4 oz mineral, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with average to good quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® PROTEIN MEAL

Provides comparable phosphorus levels based on feeding rate to an 8% phosphorus 4 oz mineral, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with mature grasses, hays, crop residue and low-quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights.

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VITAFERM® CONCEPT•AID® PROTEIN TUB

Provides comparable phosphorus levels based on feeding rate to an 8% phosphorus 4 oz mineral, the ideal level of phosphorus for use with mature grasses, hays, crop residue and low-quality forages, to promote milk production and higher calf weaning weights.