Your operation has performance objectives – gain, feed efficiency, carcass merit, ROI – that the SYNOVEX ® family of implants can help you meet. Choose the product that fits the breed, sex, age and weight of your animals. Then use proper implanting techniques to help get all the benefits the technology has to offer. We want you to get the highest possible returns from your implant program. Well managed pasture can provide most of the energy, protein and fiber needs of stocker cattle most of the time. However it is important to understand changes in pasture composition during the growing season. This, along with knowledge of animal needs, will suggest when supplementation may assist meeting performance goals.
SYNOVEX S implants contain two steroid hormones, progesterone and estradiol benzoate. SYNOVEX S helps speed up the steer’s weight gaining mechanism and help produce higher weight gains per kilogram of feed. SYNOVEX S is recommended for use in steers weighing 185 to 450 kg. The weight increase is dependent on the quality of the animal and the feed. Maximum growth will be attained with good quality stock that is free from parasitism and disease.
Proven formula to give additional weight gain versus steers that were not implanted, Synovex S is approved for use in a re-implantation program. It is for use to increase average daily gain and feed efficiency in steers weighing over 400 lbs.
Use of growth-promoting implants is a very economical management practice for cattle producers. When used properly, growth-stimulating implants can enhance average daily gain in suckling calves by 4 to 8 percent, in growing calves by 10 to 20 percent, and in finishing cattle by 15 percent. In addition, feed efficiency is expected to improve by 6 to 8 percent in growing cattle and by 8 to 10 percent in finishing cattle.
Any questions about SYNOVEX S implants give QC Supply a call at 800-433-6340 and ask to speak to our knowledgeable veterinarian.
Guest blogger: Kara Allbaugh