Specialist Nutrition

Animal Feeds

Animal feed supplier, providing high-quality nutritious feeds direct to farm

Moist Feeds are a nutritious and highly palatable animal feed

Rich in protein, they offer an excellent source of energy, fibre and minerals for dairy and beef farms.

Manage costs, animal nutrition and herd performance while adding moisture to your feeds with Moist Animal Feeds from Specialist Nutrition.

Eornagold

Eornagold

Eornagold

Eornagold

EORNAGOLD is produced from pressed residual (spent) grains, evaporated syrup and a centrifuged cake residue from the whiskey distillation process. Initially, water is added to milled corn or barley and malt, and processed in the brew house to extract sugars for fermentation by yeast.

Key Features

• Ideal as an inclusion for high yielding dairy feeds

• Excellent supplement to cereals for beef cattle (finisher)

• High digestible fibre a lower acidosis risk

• Suitable for diets with a lower dry matter content

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 30-32%

Crude Protein 28%

Oil 10%

NDF 43%

Starch 6%

Sugar 1%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 13.5

Feeding Rates

4-10 kg/hd/day

Note: Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure, clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice, or visit the Storage and Handling Guide for further detail.


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Brewers Grains

Brewers Grains

Brewers Grains

Brewers Grains

BREWERS GRAINS is a co-product from the production of beer. The intake of malt is allowed to soak in warm water to remove the sugars as ‘wort’ with the fibrous and protein residue being separated off as ‘Brewers Grains’. Brewers Grains can be fed to all livestock in a wide range of feeding situations. Whether used as part of a total mixed ration (TMR), as a sole concentrate feed or even as a forage replacer, care should be taken to ensure sufficient long fibre is fed.

Key Features

  • Ideal for extending forage and low protein diets
  • Improving rumen function & acidosis risk with a high content of digestible fibre
  • Excellent feed for all ruminants

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 18-24%

Crude Protein 22%

Oil 7%

NDF 62%

Starch 5%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 11.7

Feeding Rates

(20kgs fresh weight = 4kgs dry matter)

Dairy Cows: Up to 20kg/hd/day fresh weight

Beef: Up to 20kg/hd/day fresh weight

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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Northerngold

Northerngold

Northerngold

Northerngold

NORTHERNGOLD is a co-product of the distilling industry. It is a natural product high in oil and protein, making it an excellent feed for all animals.

Whether used as a total mixed ration (TMR) or part of a simple mix, it can make up 10% of a diet fed with straw or hay.

Key Features

• Ideal balancer with cereals (especially in beef cattle diets)

• Very high digestible fibre and protein content without increasing the acidosis risk

• Great for feeding store cattle or dry cows (low calcium & potassium content)

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 18-24%

Crude Protein 22%

Oil 7%

NDF 62%

Fibre 5%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 11.7

Feeding Rates

5 - 20kg/hd/day

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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Northern Extra

Northern Extra

Northern Extra

Northern Extra

NORTHERN EXTRA is a co-product of the distilling industry. Northern Extra can be fed to most livestock in a wide range of feeding situations. Whether used as part of a total mixed ration (TMR), as a sole concentrate feed or part of a simple mix, care should be taken to ensure a good long fibre source is present and that adequate mineral and vitamin supplementation is added.

Key Features

• High protein and energy content

• Suitable especially in high yielding dairy diets and beef cattle finisher diets

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 25-30%

Crude Protein 30-33%

Oil 10%

NDF 36%

Starch 8%

Sugar 1.5%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.5

Feeding Rates

5 - 20kg/hd/day

Note: Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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C★Traffordgold

C★Traffordgold

C★Traffordgold

C★Traffordgold

C★Traffordgold comes from the Cerestar processing facility in Manchester. It is produced as a result of processing wheat to make four key ingredients for human foodstuffs; starch, glucose syrups, vital wheat gluten and alcohol.

C★Traffordgold can be fed to most livestock in a wide range of feeding situations. Whether used as part of a total mixed ration (TMR), as a sole concentrate feed or even as a forage replacer, care should be taken to ensure sufficient long fibre is fed.

Key Features

• Very good value for money

• Suitable for pitting during summer for subsequent winter feeding

• High dry matter content boosts existing low DM TMR diet

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 50%

Crude Protein 20%

Oil 5%

NDF 21%

Starch 17.5%

Sugar 6.5%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 13.4

Feeding Rates

(20kgs fresh weight = 4kgs dry matter)

Dairy Cows: Up to 15kg (typically 8kg)/hd/day fresh weight

Beef Cattle: Up to 15kg (typically 7kg)/hd/day fresh weight

Sheep: Up to 2kg (typically 1kg)/hd/day fresh weight

Young Stock: Up to 11kg (typically 5kg)/hd/day fresh weight

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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Apple Pomace

Apple Pomace

Apple Pomace

Apple Pomace

APPLE POMACE is produced from pressed apples in the manufacture of apple juice or cider. The remaining pulp is high in digestible fibre and therefore a valuable and nutritious feed. This co-product is an appetising moist feed, ideal for inclusion in ruminant diets as a buffer feed to promote the intake of less palatable feeds.

Apple Pomace is an excellent supplement to grass and maize silages when supply is limited or of poor quality.

Key Features

• Ideal forage replacer or extender

• Highly palatable with the best source of digestible fibre and sugar

• Cheaper energy source than grass silage and ideal to compliment silage

Feeding Rates

Dairy: Up to 20% dry matter intake

Beef: Up to 20% dry matter intake in adult animals

Sheep(ewes): Up to 10% dry matter intake (ewes)

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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CausewayGold

CausewayGold

CausewayGold

CausewayGold

CAUSEWAYGOLD is produced in the manufacture of whiskey. CausewayGold can be fed to most farm livestock in a wide range of feeding situations. Whether used as part of a total mixed ration (TMR), as a sole concentrate feed or even as a forage replacer, care should be taken to ensure a good long fibre source is present.

Key Features

• Protein and energy feed

• Improves rumen fermentation

• Very palatable and enhances dry matter intakes

• Ideally suited for milk production helping maintain rumen function

• Easily stored and incorporated into many feeding systems

• Good digestible fibre

• Excellent value energy source

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 22-25%

Crude Protein 22%

Oil 7%

NDF 62%

Fibre 5%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 11.7

Feeding Rates

(20kgs fresh weight = 4kgs dry matter)

Dairy Cows: Up to 20kg/hd/day fresh weight

Beef Cattle: Up to 20kg/hd/day fresh weight

Sheep: Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice


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CreidExtra

CreidExtra

CreidExtra

CreidExtra

CreidExtra is a very palatable moist feed that is high in energy and protein.

Key Features

• Contains high levels of yeast

• A good source of slow-release energy and protein

• Suitable especially in high yielding dairy diets and beef cattle finisher diets

Estimated Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 25 - 28%

Crude Protein 35 - 37%

Oil 10%

NDF 36%

Starch 4%

Sugar 1.5%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.5

Feeding Rates

5-20kg/hd/day

Note: Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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CreidGold

CreidGold

CreidGold

CreidGold

CREIDGOLD is a co-product from the manufacture of Irish whiskey. Whether used as a total mixed ration (TMR) or part of a simple mix, it can make up 10% of a diet fed with straw or hay. This makes it a great feed for dry cows and store cattle

Key Features

• Ideal for dairy diets helping maintain rumen function

• High digestible fibre and an excellent value energy source

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 20-25%

Crude Protein 22%

Oil 7%

NDF 62%

Fibre 5%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 11.7

Feeding Rates

5 - 20kg/hd/day

Handling & Storage

Always store this product on a clean and dry concrete base. Whether fed fresh or ensiled, it should be clamped, the air excluded, consolidated and covered with a secure clean airtight sheet. Contact our team for any additional handling & storage advice.


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EornaSyrup

EornaSyrup

Liquid Feeds

EornaSyrup

EornaSyrup

EORNASYRUP is a co-product of the manufacture of whiskey. EornaSyrup comprises mainly of yeast cells and residues from malted barley after alcohol is distilled off the fermented wort by the high temperature in the copper stills.

Key Features

  • High in digestible energy
  • High level of degradable protein
  • Highly palatable
  • Ideal to complement low protein forage diets, such as whole crop cereal, maize silage or straw
  • Free flowing liquid - easily handled
  • High copper content

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 32%

Crude Protein 25%

Oil 4%

NDF 1%

Starch 1%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.2

Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows: Can be fed in diet feeders; in concentrated mixes or trough feeders with maximum levels being 3.5-5kg/hd/day

Beef Cattle: Flexible in the way it may be offered with maximum feed rates being:

Young stock 0-1kg/hd/day

Stores 2-3kg/hd/day

Finisher 4-5kg/hd/day

Suckler Cattle: Has successfully been used as the sole ‘concentrate’ feed for incalf suckler cows on a straw diet. Additional energy may be required after calving

Handling & storage

Eornasyrup is delivered in bulk liquid tankers. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids. They should be cleaned out regularly to prevent a build-up of sediment. 4 inch diameter pipework is adequate.


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CreidSyrup

CreidSyrup

CreidSyrup

CreidSyrup

CREIDSYRUP is a co-product from the manufacture of Irish whiskey. It comprises mainly of yeast cells and residues from malted barley after alcohol is distilled off the fermented wort by the high temperature in the copper stills.

Key Features

• High in digestible energy

• High level of degradable protein

• Highly palatable

• Ideal to complement low protein forage diets, such as wholecrop, maize silage or straw

• High in copper

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 25-28%

Crude Protein 31-33%

Oil 4%

NDF 1%

Starch 1%

Sugar 2%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.2

Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows

Maximum 3.5 to 5kg/hd/day

Beef Cattle

Maximum feed rates:

Youngstock 0-1kg/hd/day

Stores 2-3kg/hd/day

Finisher 4-5kg/hd/day

Suckler Cattle

Has successfully been used as the sole ‘concentrate’ feed for in-calf suckler cows on a straw diet. Additional energy may be required after calving

Sheep

Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

Handling & Storage

As with other liquid products, Creidsyrup is delivered in bulk liquid tankers. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids and care should be taken to ensure they are cleaned out regularly to prevent a build-up of sediment. 4 inch diameter pipework is adequate


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Spey Syrup

Spey Syrup

Liquid Feeds

Spey Syrup

Spey Syrup

A very palatable, high energy, free flowing liquid, produced as a co-product from the distillation of whiskey.

Key Features

• Very palatable

• A good source of degradable protein

• Contains yeast which stimulates rumen microbes

• High in copper

• A free flowing liquid

• Highest dry matter syrup on the market to stimulate intake

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 42%

Crude Protein* 32%

Oil 1%

NDF 1%

Starch 1%

Sugar 2%

DUP 3.75%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.2

*Protein may vary from 30-35% depending on distillery source

Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows: Up to 3kg/hd/day

Dry Cows: Up to 2.5kg/hd/day

Young Stock: Typically 2kg/hd/day

Sheep: Should not be used in sheep diets due to risk of copper poisoning

Handling & Storage

Spey Syrup is delivered in 29 tonne bulk tankers and is available all year round. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids. They should be well maintained and cleaned out regularly to prevent the build-up of sediment. A 4 inch diameter pipe work is adequate to handle Spey Syrup.


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Molasses

Molasses

Molasses

Molasses

Key Features

• High in digestible energy

• High level of degradable protein

• Highly palatable

• Ideal to complement forage diets and improves palatability

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

Dry Matter 65-72%

Crude Protein 6.5%

Oil Trace

NDF 0%

Starch Trace

Sugar 61%

ME (MJ/KG DM) 12

Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows: Ideal for complete diets at up to 3kg/ hd/day. Normal feed rates between 1kg and 2kg

Beef Cattle: Up to 10% can be included in beef diets depending on the nature of other feeds in the mix and subsequent storage facilities for the finished ration

Young Stock: Up to 10% of molasses can be safely included in young stock diets from four weeks of age

Handling & Storage

Delivered in bulk liquid tankers with discounts available for full artic loads. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids and they should be cleaned out from time to time to ensure no build-up of sediment. 4 inch diameter pipework is adequate. Tanks need to be located and equipped so that filling them can be carried out in safe conditions and surroundings.


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Dried Distillers Grains

Dried Distillers Grains

Dried Distillers Grains

Dried Distillers Grains

DRIED DISTILLERS GRAIN is an extremely high energy mid protein feed, rich in digestible fibre plus oil and providing a good source of bypass protein.

Key Features

  • Stimulates intake of less palatable feeds
  • Allows energy intakes to be increased without increasing the risk of acidosis associated with high starch feed
  • Promotes fibre digestion and overall feed efficiency

Typical Analysis

(on a dry matter basis)

Dry Matter 90%

Crude Protein 28.8%

Oil 10%

Fibre 32%

Sugar 6%

Energy ME (MJ/KG DM) 13.6

Feeding Rates

Dairy: Up to 4kg (typically 3kg) /hd/day fresh weight

Beef: Up to 2kg/hd/day fresh weight

Sheep*: Up to 1kg (typically 0.5kg) /hd/day fresh weight (*seek advice)

Handling & Storage

Available nationwide, as bulk tipped or blown loads. Like all dry feeds, they should be stored in a secure shed, bunker, bin or hopper and kept cool, dry and free from vermin


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Beet Pulp

Beet Pulp

Beet Pulp

Beet Pulp

BEET PULP is a high digestible fibre based, palatable energy feed.

Key Features

  • Allows energy intakes to be increased without increasing the risk of acidosis associated with cereal feeding
  • High digestible fibre for healthy energy release in the rumen
  • Improves rumen function and health

Typical Analysis

(on a dry matter basis)

Dry Matter 89%

Crude Protein 9.5%

Oil 1%

Fibre 18.1%

Sugar 3.7%

Energy ME (MJ/KG DM) 12.5

Feeding Rates

Dairy Up to 6kg (typically 3kg) /hd/day fresh weight

Beef Up to 2kg/hd/day fresh weight

Sheep Up to 1kg (typically 0.5kg) /hd/day fresh weight


Handling & Storage

Beet pulp is usually available all year round, nationwide as bulk tipped. Like all dry feeds, they should be stored in a secure shed, bunker, bin or hopper and kept cool, dry and free from vermin.


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Initiate 4

Initiate 4

Initiate 4

Initiate 4

INITIATE 4 creep feed delivers significant benefits at weaning and even more performance benefits post weaning.

Key Features

  • 30% drop in pre-weaning mortality
  • Average 280g per piglet increased weaning weight
  • Up to 1kg heavier piglets at 21-days post weaning
  • Rapid uptake and increases intake
  • Conditions the gut
  • Improves viability of piglets
  • Improves pre & post-weaning growth
  • Eases the pressure for prolific sows
  • Makes financially sound sense

    Primary Diets creep feeds have 70% of the UK market. They only use the highest quality raw ingredients in fixed formulation ration to provide quality and consistent diets for baby pigs.


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The Ultra Range

The Ultra Range

The Ultra Range

The Ultra Range

This range has been developed entirely from the results of Primary Diets’ research. THE ULTRA RANGE maintains the highest level of performance at the lowest cost per kilogram achievable and with the absolute minimum risk. Suitable for weaning between 3kg and 6kg liveweight.


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EnerGold

EnerGold

Liquid Feeds

EnerGold

EnerGold

ENERGOLD is a molasses based liquid feed suitable for all ruminants. Containing high sugar and low protein, EnerGold is ideal to mix in high starch and high fibre diets.

Key Features

  • Cost effective source of energy
  • Contains high levels of quality sugar which
    is an important nutrient in both dairy and
    beef diets
  • Easy to handle in all weather conditions
  • Highly palatable
  • Helps to promote high dry matter intakes
  • Highly digestible and contributes to rumen fermentation
  • Ideal for binding dusty or mealy ingredients
    in your TMR

Feeding Rates

1-3 kg depending on the fibre level of the base diet

Beef Cattle Typically 10% can be included depending on the nature of the other feeds in the mix and subsequent storage facilities for the finished ration

Dairy Cows Typically 2kg/head/day

Young Stock Typically 10% of diet from 4 weeks of age

Storage and Handling

Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids, and care should be taken to ensure they are cleaned out from time to time to ensure no build-up of sediment. 4-inch diameter pipework is adequate to handle EnerGold. Available in lots of 10 tonnes or greater. Discounts available on full artic loads.


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