Ovicorte 18 is a pelleted feed, formulated with 18% CP, high energy, minerals, vitamins and sodium monensin, a growth promoter that improves food efficiency. It is indicated for weaning sheep in the growth stage, termination, pregnant or lactating females for intensive breeding sheep, for elite animals and for supplementation of pastured sheep that are in the final third of gestation in the lactation period.
The amount supplied will depend on the supply and nutritional value of the bulky as well as desired animal performance. The consumption of Ovicorte 18 will range from 0.75 to 1.5 kg/animal/day. For growing and/or finishing ovine: 1.5 to 2.0% of the live weight, depending on the desired weight gain. For lactating ewes: 1.0 to 2.0% of body weight. For nutritional support in the reproductive phase (flushing): 1.0 to 1.5% of body weight. For breeders this percentage will be 1.0 to 1.2% of body weight. To avoid metabolic disturbances in animals whose diet did not contain concentrate, proceed adaptation. From the 1st to the 6th day supply 1/3 of the amount of Ovicorte 18 prescribed; 7th to 12th day 2/3 of this quantity. From the 13th day provide the total amount of Ovicorte 18 in the diet.