Salt, Mixes and Blocks dosage information

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Salt Mixes

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Product Summit Dairy Mineral MultiMix Summit Dairy Mineral MagMix Summit Dairy Mineral Amazie Summit General Multimineral Salt Mix
Size 25kg 25kg 25kg 25kg
Pack Bag Bag Bag Bag
Doses per bag 555 357 125
Cattle / Horses Deer Sheep / Goats
500 625 1250
For water treatment No No No No
When to Use All year All year When feeding maize silage All year
Animal Class Dairy Cows Dairy Cows Dairy Cows All
Exclusions (known) Texel sheep
A single dose provides:
Cattle / Horses Deer Sheep / Goats
Dose Volume
45g 70g 200g
50g 40g 20g
Salt (NaCl) g
35 35 43
44.6 35.6 17.8
Ca g
42
1.4 1.2 0.6
Cu mg
125 125
12.5 10 5.0
Zn mg
350 350
29 23.2 11.6
I mg
5 5
4.7 3.6 1.8
Co mg
12 12
3.3 2.8 1.4
Se mg
1 1
0.15 0.12 0.06
Fe mg
4.5 3.6 1.8
Mg g
10 15
Flavour
yes yes yes
yes yes yes

Mix with feeds or make available in a lick trough/boxes.

Salt Blocks for General Use

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Product Summit Multimineral Summit Littlix Summit Twinlix Summit Rock Block Summit Copper Summit Magnesium Summit Zinc Summit Iodine with Zinc
Size 20kg 2.5kg 2.5kg 20kg 20kg 20kg 20kg 20kg
Pack Carton Carton x 8 2 per bag Carton Carton Carton Carton Carton
When to Use All year All year All year All year After Zn FE treatment all year Late Winter / Spring Summer / Autumn in FE risk areas Autumn to Spring
(year round)
Animal Class All All All All Cattle only All All Sheep + Beef
Exclusions (known) Texel sheep (due to copper) All sheep
Minerals Units
Salt %
89 89 99 97 85 92 95
Ca %
2.79 2.79 0.35 0.9
Cu mg/kg
1250 1250 3750
Zn mg/kg
580 580 37000 2000
I mg/kg
94 94 94 95 94 500
Co mg/kg
65 65 65 65 80 80
Se mg/kg
3 3 3 3 3 6
Fe mg/kg
89 89 90 89
Mg g/kg
4.81
Flavour yes yes no yes no no yes

Dose Rates: make salt blocks freely available as required.
20kg blocks – sheep, goats, camalids – 1 block per 50 head, 1 block should last +50 days, usual consumption 5-10g/head/day
20kg blocks – cattle, deer – 1 block per 10 head, 1 block should last +50 days, usual consumption 15-25g/head/day
2.5kg blocks – sheep, goats, camalids – 1 block per 10 head, 1 block should last +20 days, usual consumption 5-10g/head/day
2.5kg blocks – cattle, deer, horses – 1 block per head, 1 block should last +75 days, usual consumption 15-25g/head/day

Salt Blocks for Large Volume Use

Product Multimineral Safety Slings Littlix Safety Slings Copper Safety Slings Magnesium Safety Slings MacKenzie Country Salt Block Harvest Block Safety Slings
Size 20kg 2.5kg 20kg 20kg 20kg 20kg
Pallet 2x600kg slings 2x500kg slings 2x600kg slings 2x600kg slings 2x600kg slings 2x600kg slings
When to Use All year All year All year Late Winter/Spring All year All year
Animal Class All Sheep Cattle only All Sheep + beef Sheep + beef
Exclusions (known) Texel sheep (due to copper) All Sheep
Minerals Units
Salt %
89 89 97 85 98 99
Ca %
2.79 2.79
Cu mg/kg
1250 1250 3750
Zn mg/kg
580 580 1090
I mg/kg
94 94 94 95 295
Co mg/kg
65 65 65 130
Se mg/kg
3 3 3 3 9
Fe mg/kg
89 89 90
Mg g/kg
4.81
Flavour yes yes yes no no no

Dose Rates: make salt blocks freely available as required.
20kg blocks – sheep, goats – 1 block per 50 head, 1 block should last +50 days
20kg blocks – cattle, deer – 1 block per 10 head, 1 block should last +50 days
2.5kg blocks – sheep, goats – 1 block per 10 head, 1 block should last +20 days

AgSalt & AgFert

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Product Summit AgSalt Coarse Summit AgSalt Fine Summit AgFert
Size 25kg 25kg 1000kg
Pack Bag Bag Bulk Bag
When to Use All year All year All year
Animal Class All All All
Distribution South Island Only
Minimum Purchase 6 tonnes
Properties
Salt (NaCl) – dry +98% +99% +97%
Moisture, % <0.2% <0.2% <3.0%
Approx Grain Size 2-4mm 1mm 5-10mm

Use Rates:
AgSalt – with supplementary feeds, 7-25kg/tonne
AgFert – general soil application, 100kg/ha
AgFert – fodder beet application, up to 250kg/ha

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