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1 VitaFerm + Creep Feed = Easy Transition and Efficient Gain

2 A Free Service to You VitaFerm has nutritionists on staff that can help you create a creep feed recipe that will meet the requirements specific to your production phase and based on your available ingredients. To access these free services contact your Area Sales Manager or call to begin the process. Putting $$$ Back in your Pocket VitaFerm offers a wide variety of proven products to help keep your cattle healthy and efficient. All VitaFerm products contain the Amaferm advantage, which increases the digestibility of feed and improves digestive health, allowing for more efficient gains. SURE CHAMP Proven in the showring, but works equally as well in creep feed to help maintain the strong appetite and healthy digestive system needed to unlock the genetic potential of your calves. Contains high levels of essential micronutrients for the extra bloom that show and sale cattle require. VITAFERM SURE POWER 37 A high quality protein supplement with macro minerals making it a great fit for building today s modern creep feeds. Contains moderate levels of essential micronutrients to ensure animal performance. Use it alone for commercial calf creeps or together with Sure Champ to build high performance show and creep rations. SURE START PELLET The ideal supplement for stressed cattle during weaning. This pellet also works extremely well as a creep balancer, bringing high levels of vitamins and minerals when additional protein is not needed. Works well in distillers and corn gluten-based creep feeds. AMAFERM DIGEST MORE A low inclusion way to supplement Amaferm in any diet. At 0.5 ounces per day, Digest More provides 2 grams of Amaferm when additional protein, vitamins and minerals are not required. Vita Charge Stress Tub with MOS CONVENIENT Livestock get their daily dose of Vita Charge in a pen setting with our 50 lb. tub. Ideal for newly weaned calves or cattle that are a part of your sale or show string. APPETITE IGNITER Contains Amaferm, a research-proven rumen stimulator that ignites appetite. You ll see your livestock utilizing rations more efficiently and steadier appetites, especially during stressful situations like feed and water changes, weaning and time spent on the road. IMPROVED HEALTH Includes Bio-Mos, a unique product that traps bad bacteria in the digestive tract. This ensures that feed intake stays consistent and keeps digestive upsets at bay. NUTRITIONAL PUNCH Organic trace minerals help ensure that your animal is healthy on the inside for increased immunity.

3 Sure Champ Creep Feed Combine all ingredients; blend well. Pour evenly into creep feeder. Makes 1 ton. Rolled Oats lbs. Cracked Corn lbs. Sure Champ Cattle lbs. Molasses Cane...25 lbs. Calcium Carbonate lbs. NUTRIENT ANALYSIS (As Fed) Dry Matter % Crude Protein % Vitamin A 12,500 IU/lb. Vitamin D 1,250 IU/lb. Vitamin E 12.5 IU/lb. Calcium 0.53 % Phosphorus 0.44 % Salt 0.13 % Potassium 0.69 % Magnesium 0.19 % Zinc ppm Copper ppm Manganese ppm Cobalt 1.37 ppm Iodine 4.20 ppm Selenium 1.17 ppm Fat 3.88 % Fiber 7.30 % NEg Mcal/cwt NEm Mcal/cwt Sulfur 0.13 %

4 Sure Power 37 Creep Feed Combine all ingredients; blend well. Pour evenly into creep feeder. Makes 1 ton. Cracked Corn lbs. Rolled Oats lbs. Sure Power lbs. NUTRIENT ANALYSIS (As Fed) Dry Matter % Crude Protein % Vitamin A 5,250 IU/lb. Vitamin D 600 IU/lb. Vitamin E 6 IU/lb. Calcium 0.69 % Phosphorus 0.35 % Salt 0.44 % Potassium 0.50 % Magnesium 0.16 % Zinc ppm Copper ppm Manganese ppm Cobalt 0.75 ppm Iodine 3.21 ppm Selenium 0.81 ppm Fat 3.51 % Fiber 6.96 % NEg Mcal/cwt NEm Mcal/cwt Sulfur 0.17 % Digest More Not only did we see a lb. improvement in gains on our calves by adding Amaferm Digest More to our creep feed, but the overall health of our calves was much better compared to previous years. At weaning we continued to use the new creep feed formula. The noticeable difference in gain continued and we didn t have any sick calves. We would definitely recommend Amaferm to other cattlemen. KEVIN EATHINGTON, Eathington Angus, IL

5 Sure Power 37 + Sure Champ Creep Feed Combine all ingredients; blend well. Pour evenly into creep feeder. Makes 1 ton. Cracked Corn lbs. Rolled Oats lbs. Sure Power lbs. Sure Champ Cattle lbs. NUTRIENT ANALYSIS (As Fed) Dry Matter % Crude Protein % Vitamin A 9,700 IU/lb. Vitamin D 1, 000 IU/lb. Vitamin E 10 IU/lb. Calcium 0.65 % Phosphorus 0.40 % Salt 0.33 % Potassium 0.60 % Magnesium 0.18 % Zinc 157 ppm Copper ppm Manganese ppm Cobalt 1.15 ppm Iodine 4.22 ppm Selenium 1.1 ppm Fat 3.62 % Fiber 7.18 % NEg Mcal/cwt NEm Mcal/cwt Sulfur 0.15 %

6 Sure Start Pellet Gluten Creep Feed Combine all ingredients; blend well. Pour evenly into creep feeder. Makes 1 ton. Corn Gluten Pellets lbs. Soy Hull Pellets lbs. Cottonseed Hulls lbs. Sure Start Pac Pellet...75 lbs. Molasses Cane...25 lbs. Soybean Oil...25 lbs. NUTRIENT ANALYSIS (As Fed) Dry Matter % Crude Protein % Vitamin A 11,000 IU/lb. Vitamin D 1,100 IU/lb. Vitamin E 30 IU/lb. Calcium 0.77 % Phosphorus 0.65 % Salt 0.20 % Potassium 1.35 % Magnesium 0.36 % Zinc 168 ppm Copper ppm Manganese ppm Cobalt 2.59 ppm Iodine 1.93 ppm Selenium 0.58 ppm Fat 4.33 % Fiber % NEg 38.0 Mcal/cwt NEm 62.5 Mcal/cwt Sulfur 0.24 %

7 This trial, performed at the University of Arkansas Southwest Research and Extension Center, showed feeding Amaferm allowed better utilization of small grains pastures and allowed heifers to gain 0.29 lbs. per day more than the control group. Amaferm can make a difference in reducing feed costs by increasing gains on the same forage. KEVIN GLAUBIUS, DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION BioZyme Inc. Effect of VitaFerm Concept Aid 5/S mineral premix with or without Amaferm or Rumensin on performance of developing replacement heifers ITEM CONTROL AMAFERM RUMENSIN AMAFERM+RUMENSIN Bodyweight, lbs. 2/6/2012 b /30/2012 c Pasture gain, lbs Pasture ADG, lbs./d ADG Advantage, lbs./d b At end of dry lot feeding period before placed on cool-season annual pasture. c At end of grazing period before AI breeding.

8 Don t see what you are looking for? Give us a call and we will customize a program to your specific needs. What if I have my own ration, but I want to take advantage of Amaferm? Amaferm Digest More Pellet might be just what you are looking for. Digest More is a concentrated form of Amaferm in an easy to use pellet. Feed from.5 to 1.25 oz. of Digest More to provide 2 5 g. of Amaferm. Digest More allows you to capitalize on the Amaferm advantage without adding any protein, vitamins, or minerals to you ration. Visit to find your Area Sales Manager or a dealer near you. Manufactured By 6010 Stockyards Expressway St. Joseph, Missouri VFCREEP1602

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