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

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.