Optimilk Pre-Calving Pellets

A good calf rearing system starts before calving.Optimilk® Pre-Calving Pellets are specifically formulated to prepare cows for a successful calving and smooth transition to lactation. A low DCAD will reduce the incidence of milk fever and other metabolic diseases which minimises the stress on cow and calf.

  • Anionic salts to help reduce milk fever and associated metabolic disorders.
  • High density bypass protein to maximise intake and improve milk quality and output post calving.
  • Organic minerals for better absorption to boost their immune system and general health.
  • An ionophore (monensin) for feed conversion efficiency.
  • Flavour enhancers for increased palatability.

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20kg bags, 800kg bulka bags & bulk


Product should be stored in cool, dry place protected from sunlight below 30˚C.


Feed 3kg per cow per day for 21 days prior to calving with limited access to pasture. Provide unrestricted access to cereal hay or straw and clean water.

This product contains high levels of major trace vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintaining health in late pregnancy and setting the cow up for a successful lactation.


This product contains Rumensin® (monensin sodium). Do not allow dogs, horses or other equines access to this product. This product may be fatal if fed to dogs, horses or other equines.

Nutrient Delivers/kg DM
Metabolisable Energy 11.7MJ/Kg
Crude Protein 19.0%
Monensin Sodium 90mg
DCAD -1,270meq