Product # 74892

Blueprint® Starter 2

Designed to ease the transition by maximizing dry matter intake and providing critical nutrients so cattle reach full feed quickly, safely and profitably

Crystalyx Blueprint Steel Barrel photo
Crystalyx Blueprint Steel Barrel photo

Feeding application

Blueprint® Starter 2 is a high-quality 14% protein pelleted feed to be fed at up to 2% of body weight. Ideal for calves on pasture before and after weaning for up to 28 days when calves enter the feed yard.

Additional product options

  • 74893 Blueprint® Starter 2 with Bio-Mos® 2
  • 74894 Blueprint® Starter 2 MON40

Product features

Electrolyte Balance: Contains high levels of electrolytes, especially potassium, to aid in rehydration.

Trace Mineral Fortification: Fully fortified with Bioplex® and Sel-Plex® organic trace minerals, including zinc, copper, manganese, cobalt and selenium to support disease resistance.

Yeast Culture: Yeast culture is added to enhance rumen microbial growth and stabilize the rumen

Choice of Additives: Blueprint® Starters are available with approved feed additives. Proper use of
additives can improve animal performance; refer to the product tag for specific claim.

Feeding instructions

Feedlot Receiving: Incoming cattle should be offered good quality hay free choice until they have eaten to capacity. On the second day after cattle have arrived at the feedlot introduce Blueprint® Starter 2 at 1% of body weight along with free choice hay. By day 3 after arrival offer Blueprint® Starter 2 at approximately 2% of body weight along with grain and roughage or offer Blueprint® Starter 2 as the sole ration. Frequent feeding is recommended to promote maximum intake in stressed animals. Weaning: Offer Blueprint® Starter 2 free choice along with roughage to nursing calves for up to 30 days before weaning. Provide clean fresh water at all times.

CAUTION: This product, which contains added copper, should not be fed to sheep or related species that have a low tolerance to copper. Follow label directions. Adding higher-than-recommended levels of this premix containing added selenium is not permitted. Hubbard does not use “Restricted-use Proteins” in their products and is in compliance with FDA and state requirements regarding the use, handling and storage of “Restricted-use Protein” products.

Nutrition information

Crude Protein, Min. 14.00%
Crude Fat, Min. 2.00%
Calcium, Min. 0.05%
Calcium, Max. 1.1%
Salt, Min. 0.4%
Salt, Max. 0.6%
Cobalt, Min. 1.8 ppm
Copper, Min. 16 ppm
Manganese, Min. 23 ppm
Selenium, Min. 0.3 ppm
Zinc, Min. 80 ppm
Vitamin A, Min. 10,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin D-3, Min. 1,000 IU/lb.
Vitamin E, Min. 40 IU/lb.
Thiamine 15 mg/lb.