Fabstock Livestock Supplements

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Trial Results

Suppliments prove their worth... and more

The use of either loose lick or block mineral supplements in livestock enterprises has long been debated. Statements regarding their use cover the full spectrum ranging from being essential in reducing deficiencies and assisting production to having no noticable impact at all.

Farmlink Research - Temora Ag Innovation CentreRecent independent trials conducted at the Temora Agricultural Innovation Centre have demonstrated the positive benefit of Fabstock supplements on lamb growth rates finished on high quality lucerne pasture.  The weights of lambs ranged from light stores (28kg) through to trade lambs (50kg) and were finished for 6 weeks.  Lambs provided with ad lib Fabstock Feedlot mix achieved growth rates up to 100gms/day higher than those not on aupplement.  The increase in growth rates was achieved across all weight categories with lambs reaching growth rates around 500gms/day at stages during the trial.

Treatments were swapped toward the end of the trial and the response of Fabstock was immediate with the lambs that were previously not receiving supplement increasing growth rates and those taken off Fabstock dropping to lower levels.  This indicates that mineral supplimentation of lambs needs to be maintained throughout the finishing timeframe.

The average advantage of the supplemented lambs at sale was $9 per lamb and with the cost of Fabstock for the 6 weeks averaging $1.50/head, this represents a return of 600% on the expense of Fabstock.

Definitely worth its weight and more, even on high quality pasture.

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Fabstock sheep supplement

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sheepExtra $9 per head 
than without Fabstock (at sale of lambs)*

Reduced wastage
Minerals & vitamins are sealed in with vegetable oil until they are digested

*independent trial conducted by

Temora Agricultural
Innovation Centre

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cattle feedUp to 50% cheaper
than similiar dry licks available on the market

600% Return on Investment
on the cost of Fabstock cost (at sale of lambs)*

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Gerald & Lynden Spry

We have been using Fabstock product for several years and have had good results with our breeding herd & young weaner sale bulls. The other plus is the price is very competitive because you have no middle man.