Riverina XLR8 Calf Pellets


RIVERINA CALF XLR8 HI ENERGY PELLETS are a high protein, high-energy feed designed to be fed to growing beef calves from 12 weeks of age in conjunction with hay, chaff and/or pasture.

20kg Bag

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  • Barley, maize, sorghum, wheat, millrun, vegetable protein meals, pulses, limestone, dicalcium phosphate, salt, buffer, Rumensin®, mould inhibitor, Riverina ruminant vitamin & mineral premix.
  • Base raw materials may gradually change seasonally.


  • THIS IS NOT A COMPLETE FEED. It has been designed to supplement hay and/or pasture feeding.
  • Gradually introduce CALF XLR8 HI ENERGY PELLETS over a 3 week period, start feeding at 0.5% liveweight / head / day for the first 5 days. This can be gradually increased to higher levels over the next 2 weeks.
  • Cool, clean, fresh water must be available at all times.
  • PASTURE SUPPLEMENTATION: Feed at 0.5 – 1.5% liveweight / head / day depending on size, age of calf and quality of roughage available. It can be used as a supplement for adult cattle when grazing low protein, low quality pastures.
  • FEEDLOTTING: Can be used in troughs or self-feeders if young calves enter a feedlot. Must be fed with roughage/hay and used with an appropriate induction program. Refer to “Notes on Feedlotting Cattle”.
  • EARLY WEANING: CALF XLR8 HI ENERGY PELLETS are ideal for early weaning calves >100kg liveweight. Lighter calves should be fed CALF REARER CRUMBLES.
  • Week 1 offer 0.5kg / head / day in troughs. Increase to 1kg / head / day when the calves are leaving troughs empty.
  • Allow adequate trough space for all calves to eat at once.
  • Week 2 offer 1kg / head / day of CALF XLR8 PELLETS and offer any other dry licks/molasses supplements that will be used after weaning.
  • Good quality leafy hay must be available at all times eg oaten hay or irrigated Rhodes Grasshay.
  • Water – Must be cleaned daily.
  • Calves can be maintained for longer periods if necessary.


PROTEIN % MIN: 16.00
CALCIUM % : 0.80 – 1.20
C FIBRE % MIN: 3.50
ENERGY ME MJ/kg : 11.00
SALT % : 0.40 – 1.00
VITAMIN A iu/kg : 10,050.00
VITAMIN D3 iu/kg : 1,200.00
VITAMIN E mg/kg : 37.50
COBALT mg/kg : 0.50
COPPER mg/kg : 12.00
IRON mg/kg : 50.00
IODINE mg/kg : 0.50
MANGANESE mg/kg : 40.00
MOLYBDENUM mg/kg : 0.10
SELENIUM mg/kg 0.10
ZINC mg/kg : 40.00


  • Contains digestible ingredients for young calves.
  • NO UREA is used; vegetable protein meals provide natural protein, as building blocks for growth.
  • RIVERINA CALF XLR8 HI ENERGY PELLETS contain rumen buffers and modifiers to enhance growth and performance.
  • Supplies essential nutrients for growth when fed with roughage.
  • Contains essential vitamins, minerals and flavouring.


  • Manufactured to strict quality control standards for incoming raw materials and the finished product.
  • Formulated in accordance with current research into calf nutrition and mixed using a variety of quality raw materials.


This feed contains Rumensin® which supplies monensin sodium at the rate of 30 mg/kg to aid in the prevention of coccidiosis and to improve weight gain and feed efficiency.


Meat – Nil

Additional information

Weight 20 kg