Bloat Guard Blocks
- 33.3# block.
- Protects against frothy bloat in legume and wheat pastures when used as directed
- Allows worry-free utilization of high quality legume pastures. Consistent consumption results in continuous delivery of Bloat Guard® and thus reliable protection. Weather-resistant blocks can be placed directly in pastures with cattle and require no special feeders to maintain control.
- Provide at least 1 block for each 5 head of cattle; add 1 additional block when each block has been half-consumed.
- The location of the block is extremely important for adequate consumption. Place blocks where cattle congregate (watering, grazing and loafing areas) in order to limit the distance an animal must travel to have ready access to a block.
- Controlled grazing practices (Strip Grazing) are recommended in order to limit the distance an animal must travel to have ready access to a block.
- In some instances it may be necessary to confine cattle in a dry lot with additional SWEETLIX Bloat Guard Blocks for a period each day. For additional information, please contact your SWEETLIX representative. Bloat Guard® is the registered trademark of Phibro.
- WARNING: Access to, and intake of blocks may be limited during or directly after heavy rain or dew, and after frost or change of pasture. Variation in cattle routine may change their feeding and watering habits. Relocate blocks immediately as necessary. Special caution should be taken. Water high in salt and alkaline soils limit consumption and performance. CAUTION: USE AS DIRECTED. Consumption of selenium should not exceed 3 mg per head daily. Feeding and Management :
- 1. To be fed at the rate of 0.8 oz. of block per 100 lb. of body weight per day. Example: 8 oz. (0.5 lb.) of block for a 1000 lb. animal daily.
- 2. For adequate protection it is essential that each animal consume the total recommended dosage of SWEETLIX® Bloat Guard® Block daily.
- 3. Omit all salt from feed. Do not feed free choice sources of salt or mineral containing salt in any form. These blocks are an adequate source of salt.
- 4. Begin feeding blocks continuously. Feed blocks and full feed dry non-legume hay at least 48 hours prior to legume (alfalfa, clover) consumption. Repeat when block For the control of legume (alfalfa, clover) bloat in cattle when consumed at the indicated rate.
- Active Drug Ingredient Poloxalene* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.6% (Each lb. contains 29.94 g) *With 0.03 Ethoxyquin and 0.095% BHT (both preservatives)
- Guaranteed Analysis Crude Protein (Min) . . . 4.0% Crude Fat (Min) . 0.5% Crude Fiber (Max) . 12.5% Salt (Min) . 19.5% Salt (Max) .. 23.0% Potassium (Min) .1.8% Iodine (Min) . 43 ppm Selenium (Min) . 13 ppm Vitamin A (Min) . . . . . . . . .
- Ingredients Cane Molasses, Soybean Hulls, Salt, Hydrolyzed Animal Fat, Manganous Oxide, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Carbonate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate, Sodium Selenite, Mineral Oil, Ethylenediamine, Dihydriodide and Calcium Carbonate.
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