Cattle business division

Agrofeed Ltd. is continuously strengthening the leading role it plays on the Hungarian cattle feed market, owing, in a significant degree, to the use of the most recent scientific findings and practical results. The objective of our cattle feeding programme is to inform our partners of these results, by means of incorporating them into our products, thereby facilitating maximum cattle production and profitability and preserving the good health condition of the animals.

Agrofeed's Cattle Feeding Programme is made up of three building blocks:

  • dairy cattle feeding programme
  • calf and young feeding programme
  • professional services

Joosten Milk, milk substitute calf formula line

Products:

  1. Joosten Milk Super
  2. Joosten Milk Instant
  3. Joosten Milk Premium
 
Characteristics:
  • Joosten Milk, milk substitute products have been developed for calves based on the latest research findings
  • They contain milk-based products
  • Their excellent solubility facilitates the production of a stable, sediment-free drinking liquid
  • Added organic acids and probiotics support intestinal flora stability
  • The product's vitamin and mineral content is ideal for preserving the health of calves
  • Antioxidants (vitamin E and vine PP) support the neutralization of free radicals, as well as playing an important role in formulating the resistance in calves to stress
  • Its aroma offers calves a pleasant smell and taste
  • It includes the NUSTART INSIDE natural yield improvement package

 

Nustart Inside:

  • NuStart Inside is a unique mix of essential oils, probiotics and natural antioxidants that also includes the vitamins and trace nutrients necessary for the development of young calves
  • It enhances resistance to diseases
  • It improves digestive system condition
  • It improves digestion
  • It supports optimum growth
  • It supports calf formula absorption
  • It improves body mass growth and feed digestion efficiency

 

Source Active ingredient Characteristics
Cinnamon Cinnamaldehyde Enhances appetite and digestion; disinfectant
Rosemary Cineole Enhances adigestion; disinfectant and antioxidan
Oregano Carvacrol Enhances appetite; disinfectant
Coriander Linalol Enhances digestion
Thyme Thymol Enhances appetite; disinfectant and antioxidant
Anise Anethole Enhances digestion
Garlic Allicin Enhances digestion; disinfectant

 

Use:

  • Mixing concentration 100-125 g milk substitute formula / 1 litre of water
  • Mixing temperature 55-60 °C
  • Drinking temperature 38-40 °C
  • It is recommended that an initial mix is produced, stirring the entire formula quantity with two thirds of the water quantity and then adding the remaining water quantity
  • Calves should only be given freshly mixed drinking liquid, since the mix might become sour after a while, if not used immediately,

where 125 grams of milk substitute powder is added to 1 litre of water

Calf age Fore-milk (litre/day) Drinking liquid (1 litre of water + powder) Daily instances
1.-3. days 2-6   3-4
3. days - 14. nap   6-7 litres + 750 g - 875 g 2
14. days - 42. nap   8 litres + 1000 g 2
42. days - 50. nap   6 litres + 750 g 2
50. days - 55. nap   4 litres + 500 g 2
55. days - 60. nap   2 litres + 250 g 1
From the 60th day   Solid feed only ad libitum

 

From the age of only a few days the animals should always be given fresh calf starter mix, as well as fresh drinking water!

Products:
  1. VBT-201A Calf starter compound feed
  2. VBT-203 Calf starter compound feed
  3. VBT-202 Calf raising compound fee
 
Characteristics:
  • Viva calf starter compound feeds are single phase feeds that facilitate adequate calf body mass growth and non-problematic calf raising. They support the early separation of calves.
  • Viva calf raising compound feed facilitates adequate calf body mass growth and seamless calf raising after separation.
  • The protein content of Viva calf formulas supports a balanced protein diet.
  • Improves body mass growth and supports calf development.
  • Contains easily digestible basic materials of a high biological value.
  • Ensures the necessary vitamins and minerals.
  • Supports early and adequate rumen functioning and improves feed absorption.
  • Tasty, granulated feed.
  • Aromatized product that is highly enjoyed by the calves.
Products:
  1. VBP-119 Calf starter 5% premix
  2. VÜP-120 Young heifer premix
 
Characteristics:
  • Balanced vitamin and mineral content ensures adequate calf development
  • Provides a balanced supply of minerals
  • High vitamin content supports stock growth and development
  • Improves stock health and supports the non-problematic raising of calves

Dairy cattle concentrates

Products:

  1. VTK-1400 Vivaprot concentrate
  2. VTK-1600 Low milk yield concentrate

Characteristics:

  • High biological value feed developed for dairy cattle, the exceptional protein content of which provides a solution for the protein shortage characteristic of the lactation period
  • Improves milk production and ensures a balances protein supply to cows
  • Optimizes the time necessary for cows to reach their lactation peak and supports consistency
  • Buffer content assists optimum rumen functioning and pH value and reduces the risk of acidosis
  • The feed contributes to improving the stock's reproduction biology characteristics.
  • High vitamin and mineral content products that do not require the use of a separate premix.

Dairy energy-protein concentrates

Products:

  1. VTK-1714 Reception concentrate
  2. VTK-1630 High milk yield concentrate

Characteristics:

  • Protected protein and protected fat content feed for high milk yield cattle, which helps reduce the negative energy balance characteristic of the beginning of the lactation period, while its optimum protein content ensures an adequate protein supply to cows.
  • Its buffer content assists optimum rumen functioning and pH value and reduces the risk of acidosis.
  • Optimizes the time necessary for cows to reach their lactation peak and supports consistency.
  • Its niacin content helps prevent ketosis.
  • The feed contributes to improving the stock's reproduction biology characteristics.
  • Yeast facilitates the digestion of fibre and the formulation of an optimum environment for rumen microorganisms.
  • High vitamin and mineral content products that do not require the use of a separate premix.

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Products:

  1. VTK-1650 Energoprot concentrate
  2. VTK-1461 Energy concentrate
  3. VTK-130 Energyprot concentrate

Characteristics:

  • Exceptionally high protected protein and protected fat content feed for especially high milk yield cows, which is a concentrate and therefore smaller quantities are sufficient for assisting the prevention of energy and protein shortages
  • High biological value, aromatized feed, the use of which improves dry matter absorption.
  • Optimizes the time necessary for cows to reach their lactation peak and supports consistency.
  • The feed contributes to improving the stock's reproduction biology characteristics.
  • Yeast facilitates the digestion of fibre and the formulation of an optimum environment for rumen microorganisms.

Concentrates prepared with linseed

Products:

  1. VTK-501 Lenprot concentrate
  2. VTK-502 Lenfiber concentrate
  3. VTK-503 Lenenergy concentrate
  4. VTK-550 Lenenergy concentrate

Characteristics:

  • Exceptionally high energy and fibre content products containing linseed groats that represent high biological value, that are characterized by excellent digestibility owing to their linseed content and that also contain omega 3 fatty acids.
  • Omega 3 plays a highlighted role in the functioning of the central nervous system and are the precursors to fertility hormones, so therefore support health and fertility.
  • The absorption of omega 3 fatty acids into the cell membrane support the penetrability of the rumen, so volatile fatty acids are more quickly absorbed into the blood stream, which reduces the risk of acidosis.
  • Linseed groats improve the nutrient parameters of milk.
  • It increases milk production and ensures a balanced energy supply to cows.
  • The feed contributes to improving the stock's reproduction biology characteristics.
  • The vitamin E and Se content reduces the risk of caul retention.
  • High biological value, aromatized feed, the use of which improves dry matter absorption.

Special dairy cattle concentrates

Products:

  1. VTK-1550 Glüko-Hepar concentrate

Characteristics:

  • Glüko-Hepar concentrate is a unique product, the special ingredients of which help safeguard the good health condition of cattle from the preparation phase right until the end of the reception phase
  • The feed supports long useful lives, even in intensive stocks
  • The high sugar, Ca-propionate and bypass protein content helps in maintaining a balanced energy and protein supply during the early lactation period
  • Improves feed absorption and milk production
  • The niacin and choline chloride content helps to prevent ketosis and offers comprehensive protection for the liver
  • Yeast content promotes the proper functioning of the rumen and improves feed absorption
  • The vitamin E and organic Se content reduces the risk of caul retention and improves reproduction biology results
  • The energy status of the animals is improved and the free fatty acid content of the blood is reduced
  • It improves feed absorption and milk production
  • Protected and non-protected methionine content provides a complimentary methionine supply

2.5 % complete dairy cattle premixes

Products:

  1. VTP-110 2.5 % complete dairy cattle premix
  2. VTP-113 Zn 2.5 % complete dairy cattle premix
  3. VTP-1133 BS 2.5 % complete dairy cattle premix

Characteristics:

  • Viva 2.5 % complete dairy cattle premixes are suitable for the production of compound feeds of a composition adapted to the different feeds used and to the requirements of milk production
  • Ensures a balanced supply of minerals throughout the lactation period
  • The high vitamin and mineral content improves health and reproduction biology characteristics
  • Organic zinc assists in healthy skin and horn growth and prevents reproduction biology disorders
  • The different types of vitamin B support the proper functioning of the nervous system and ensure non-problematic metabolic processes
  • High vitamin E content promotes adequate reproduction, while its antioxidant properties play an important role in detoxication
  • Organic micro elements promote the healthy metabolic processes of the animals even in the most intensive lactation periods
  • Yeast facilitates the digestion of fibre and the formulation of an optimum environment for rumen microorganisms.
  • Niacin content helps prevent ketosis
  • Biotin promotes the stabilization of the physical condition of the hooves, thereby reducing energy shortage and reproduction biology problems caused by the falling feed consumption resulting from hoof disorders

4-5 % complete dairy cattle premixes

Products:

  1. VTP-118 5 % complete dairy cattle premix
  2. VTP-1203 4 % complete dairy cattle premix

Characteristics:

  • Viva 4-5% complete dairy cattle premixes are suitable for the production of compound feeds of a composition adapted to the different feeds used and to the requirements of milk production
  • Ensures a balanced supply of minerals throughout the lactation period
  • The high vitamin and mineral content improves health and reproduction biology characteristics
  • Organic zinc assists in healthy skin and horn growth and prevents reproduction biology disorders
  • The different types of vitamin B support the proper functioning of the nervous system and ensure non-problematic metabolic processes
  • Biotin promotes the stabilization of the physical condition of the hooves, thereby reducing energy shortage and reproduction biology problems caused by the falling feed consumption resulting from hoof disorders
  • Organic micro elements promote the healthy metabolic processes of the animals even in the most intensive lactation periods
  • Niacin content helps prevent ketosis
  • Buffer content supports an optimum rumen pH value

Complete dairy cattle premixes with urea

Products:

  1. VTP-118 U 5 % complete dairy cattle premix
  2. VTP-113 U Zn 4 % complete dairy cattle premix

Characteristics:

  • A Viva complete dairy cattle premixes with urea are suitable for the production of compound feeds of a composition adapted to the different feeds used and to the requirements of milk production
  • Ensures a balanced supply of minerals throughout the lactation period
  • The high vitamin and mineral content improves health and reproduction biology characteristics
  • Urea content assists in meeting the daily raw protein requirements of the animals
  • Organic zinc assists in healthy skin and horn growth and prevents reproduction biology disorders
  • The different types of vitamin B support the proper functioning of the nervous system and ensure non-problematic metabolic processes
  • Biotin promotes the stabilization of the physical condition of the hooves, thereby reducing energy shortage and reproduction biology problems caused by the falling feed consumption resulting from hoof disorders
  • Buffer content supports an optimum rumen pH value

Buffer packages

Products:

  1. VTP-300 Buffer I.
  2. VTP-300 Buffer II.

Characteristics:

  • The Buffer pack is a feed supplement recommended for cattle. Use of the product can contribute to the prevention of rumen acidosis and severe fluctuations in rumen pH.
  • Supports a healthy rumen flora and therefore optimum fermentation
  • Its use increases the blood's natural buffer capacity, thereby improving dry matter absorption
  • Yeast facilitates the digestion of fibre and the formulation of an optimum environment for rumen microorganisms
  • Sodium bicarbonate and magnesium oxide support a healthy rumen pH value
  • Improves appetite and increases feed consumption after giving birth
  • Reduces nutrient deficiency
  • Ensures better productivity and consistency

Products to combat heat stress

Products:

  1. VTP-202 K Termopack
  2. VTP-203 RK Termopack

Characteristics:

  • Termopack is a feed supplement recommended for cattle. Use of the product can prevent the reduction of feed consumption resulting from heat stress.
  • Replaces the potassium lost due to perspiration
  • Its use increases the blood's natural buffer capacity, thereby improving dry matter absorption
  • Contains a herbal mix of an appetite enhancing and antioxidant effect
  • Yeast facilitates the digestion of fibre and the formulation of an optimum environment for rumen microorganisms
  • Sodium bicarbonate and magnesium oxide supportsa healthy rumen pH value
  • Contains feed flavouring and aroma

Products with carotene

Products:

  1. VK-100 Premix with carotene

Characteristics:

  • Premix with carotene is a feed supplement recommended for cattle, which ensures the necessary beta-carotene quantity and thereby helps prevent reproduction biology problems especially during the winter feeding period characterized by a shortage of carotene and during periods in which beta-carotene levels cannot be restored from natural sources
  • High vitamin E content supports calving and helps overcome reproduction biology problems
  • The number of silent heat cows is reduced
  • Improves the insemination index
  • Reduces embryo lethality and early abortion numbers
  • The feed improves fertility and reduces the time until next conception
  • Reduces ovary disorder instances
  • Reduces the number of cows with water sac retention
  • Reduces mastitis instances and thereby also the number of somatic cells

Energy drink, drenching preparation

Products:

  1. Vivastart

Characteristics:

  • Vivastart is a successful product for quickly overcoming the problems characteristic immediately after birth, for the purpose of ensuring that metabolic disorders do not restrict production results
  • Helps prevent dehydration
  • Plays an important role in appetite promotion and energy replenishment
  • Regulates the pH value of blood and prevents hypocalcemia
  • One of the bests solutions against fourth stomach displacement
  • Biotin plays a key role in the glycosynthesis performed by the liver
  • It supports the proper functioning of the rumen through improving the digestion of fibre, cellulose, starch and protein and using buffer to stabilize the rumen's pH value
  • Essential oils and natural extracts promote stress reduction, while the yeast culture increases appetite
  • The mixture contains easy mixing ingredients that are not deposited between mixing and feeding
  • The product ingredients already dissolve at 20 °C, providing cattle with an easily and quickly absorbed source of nutrients
  • The product's unique composition offers ideal support for the optimum functioning of rumen flora

Use: 

  • Dissolve 1 kg of Vivastart in 20 litres of hot water and give to the cow immediately after giving birth. Repeat in 12 hours' time, if the problems persist
  • Use a drenching device, if the cow is not willing to drink the liquid voluntarily

Products:

  1. VSZT-147 Dry cattle compound feed
  2. VSZT-147 P Dry cattle compound feed
  3. VSZT-150 Dry cattle compound feed

Characteristics:

  • Owing to their high vitamin and mineral content, Dry cattle compound feeds are suitable for ensuring the mineral and vitamin requirements of cows in the preparation phase of the dry period
  • High vitamin E content helps reduce caul retention and the period until successful insemination
  • Niacin content helps prevent ketosis
  • High vitamin D content promotes the absorption of Ca, thereby reducing the risk of milk fever
  • Assists in creating a healthy Ca:P ratio
  • Organic micro elements ensure a better absorption rate
  • Tasty, granulated feed that is enjoyed by the animals

Products:

  1. VTK-6101 Preparation concentrate with anion

Characteristics:

  • Owing to its high vitamin and mineral content, VTK-6101 preparation concentrate with anion is suitable for ensuring the mineral and vitamin requirements of cows in the preparation phase of the dry period, as well as offering an optimum protein and energy supply
  • High vitamin E content helps reduce caul retention and the period until successful insemination
  • Niacin content helps prevent ketosis
  • High vitamin D content promotes the absorption of Ca, thereby reducing the risk of milk fever
  • Assists in creating a healthy Ca:P ratio and anion-cation balance
  • The feed promotes the reduction of risks associated with calving
  • Organic zinc assists in healthy skin and horn growth and prevents reproduction biology disorders
  • Tasty, granulated feed that is enjoyed by the animals

Products:

  1. VSZP-121 Dry cattle complete premix
  2. VSZP-122 Dry cattle complete premix
  3. VSZP-127 Dry cattle complete premix with anion

Characteristics:

  • Dry cattle complete premixes are suitable for ensuring an adequate mineral and vitamin supply throughout the dry period
  • Ensures a balanced supply of minerals
  • High vitamin E content helps reduce caul retention and the period until successful insemination
  • Niacin content helps prevent ketosis
  • High vitamin D content promotes the absorption of Ca, thereby reducing the risk of milk fever
  • Assists in creating a healthy Ca:P ratio

Products:

  1. VHK-100 Fattening cattle concentrate
  2. VHK-101 Fattening cattle concentrate

Characteristics:

  • Fattening cattle concentrate is a high protein content feed that is made up of easy-to-digest ingredients, that promotes ideal body mass growth and that supports the more cost efficient production of the desired end-product
  • Diverse protein content helps to ensure a balanced protein supply
  • Improves body mass growth and promotes the development of fattening cattle
  • Contains high biological value, easily digestible basic materials
  • Suitable for compound feed creation with maize and other cereals
  • Recommended to be used from the age of 120-150 days
  • Ensures the necessary vitamins and minerals
  • Tasty concentrate that is easy to mix
  • Buffer content assists optimum rumen functioning and pH value and reduces the risk of acidosis

Products:

  1. VHP-100 U Fattening cattle complete premix
  2. VHTP-1400 Dairy meat cattle complete premix

Characteristics:

  • Fattening cattle- and Dairy meat cattle complete premixes help meet the daily vitamin and mineral requirement of the animals and ensure the basic conditions necessary for metabolic processes
  • Mineral feed supplement promoting strong body mass growth
  • Optimum vitamin and trace element content
  • The feed contributes to improving the stock's reproduction biology characteristics
  • Buffer content assists optimum rumen functioning and pH value and reduces the risk of acidosis