HOW MUCH SHOULD I FEED TO CATTLE?
You can feed cattle as little as 1% of their body weight per day. Fodder Solutions will work with you to develop feeding programs to suit your application, from feed lotting and backgrounding to breeding and show animals.
WHAT SIZE SYSTEM DO I NEED?
The system size depends on the type and size of the animals to be fed and what the system will be used for ie drought proofing, early weaning or feeding stock horses etc.
HOW LONG DOES THE BARLEY FODDER TAKE TO GROW FROM THE BARLEY SEED?
Generally, it takes five days to grow from seeding to feed out.
WHAT WATER SOURCE CAN WE USE?
Rain water, dam water and bore water are suitable to use. Fodder solutions can use any type of water to run the system provided it is clean or filtered. Fodder Solutions can supply filters and water treatment devices if it is necessary to treat your water.
WHAT TYPE OF POWER IS NEEDED?
Only a single phase 15amp power supply is needed. The rooms come completely ready to plug a 15amp lead into the power socket.
WHAT PART DO THE ANIMALS EAT?
The animals eat the entire biscuit including the root mat. Nothing is left in the feed trough.
HOW DO I USE IT?
You simply slide the feed out off the trays, rinse the tray, and then reseed the tray. The system holds enough trays so your desired amount of feed is there waiting for you everyday.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Seeds are spread onto the growing trays and are watered at predetermined intervals with overhead sprays while a set temperature is maintained inside the chamber to grow nutritious sprouts.
WHAT IS IT?
It is a biomass growing chamber that is used to sprout seeds and grains for livestock feed and human consumption.
HOW WILL A FODDER SOLUTIONS SYSTEM INCREASE MY PRODUCTIVITY?
Fodder Solutions systems create many benefits on your property
- Increase your stocking levels
- Increased weight gains – shown in Cattle between 1kg – 2.5kg/day & Sheep up to 2.5kg/week
- Increase herd health, fertility and milk production
- Increase the sell price of your livestock due to the better quality of the meat, milk etc.
WHY DO I NEED A FODDER SOLUTIONS SYSTEM?
With thousands of Fodder Solutions systems worldwide it has been proven the system will increase your bottom line.
HOW MUCH DO HORSES NEED TO EAT?
Horses generally eat between 5-10kg of fresh fodder per day but this can vary depending on the horse’s daily workload.
WHAT GRAINS OR SEEDS CAN I SPROUT?
Fodder Solutions works with its customers to ensure that quality barley grains are used in our systems.
HOW MUCH WOULD FREIGHT COST?
Freight quotes within Australia can be obtained by contacting your local agent or Fodder Solutions on 1300 725 070