Sheep Feeds & Supplements

Through our UFAS approved mill BATA manufactures the widest range of high quality sheep feeds enabling customers to select products to suit their particular production systems. Special attention is paid during manufacture to maintaining our reputation for exceptional physical quality. Renowned for their high performance, BATA sheep feeds help maximise ewe productivity and ensure lambs grow strong and healthy with ideal growth rates.

Along with our feeds we stock a range of supplements from leading suppliers, below are some of the supplements that we stock, please visit your local store to see our full range.

Volac Lamlac Milk Replacer

Volac Lamlac Milk Replacer

Concentrated milk protein which is easy to mix, top quality, branded ewe milk replacers available, providing all the nutrients required for rapid growth of newborn lambs. First class for orphan, twin or triplet lambs. Easy mixing even when cold. For both bucket or machine systems.

Lamb Weaning Pellets

Lamb Weaning Pellets

Palatable, high density and highly digestible feed produces rapid weight gain in young lambs. Outstanding as creep feed for suckling lambs or as sole dry feed. Can be fed ad lib through to slaughter in early lamb production. 3mm pellet.

Lamb Finisher Pellets

Lamb Finisher Pellets

High energy feed for fast, efficient finishing of lambs. Good digestible fibre level enables safe, easy introduction. Excellent for store lambs kept outside or housed. Superb finisher feed, providing rapid growth for early lamb production. 3mm pellet.

Groright Lamb Pellets

Groright Lamb Pellets

High quality lamb finishing feed. Safe and easy to introduce due to carefully selecting high levels of digestible fibre. Ideal for producers not requiring as energy dense a feed as Lamb Finisher Pellets, but still requiring efficient weight gain from their lambs. 3mm pellet.

Ewe and Lamb Pencils

Ewe and Lamb Pencils

Very high energy for ewes kept outside or housed. Particularly suitable for ewes and fed on straw where the highest lambing percentage is expected. Without added magnesium, it is also suitable for fully ruminating lambs. 6mm pencil.

Coarse Ewe and Lamb Mixture

Coarse Ewe and Lamb Mixture

Coarse ration form and ewe and lamb pencils for producers who prefer this type of open palatable mix. Can be used to introduce dry feed to lambs before changing to other lamb feeds. No compromise on quality ensures this is a consistent nutritous mixture.

Super Ewe Pencils & Rolls

Super Ewe Pencils & Rolls

Very high energy feed for ewes kept outside and housed. Excellent where the highest lambing percentages are expected but forage quality and/or ewe condition are less than ideal. Roll form can be fed without troughs. Magnesium supplemented. 6mm pencil or 14mm roll.

Flockmaster Pencils & Rolls

Flockmaster Pencils & Rolls

High quality feed for ewes kept outside or housed. Especially suitable where a high lambing percentage is expected and forage quality and ewe condition are both satisfactory. This particular diet can be compared with some competitors' top of the range products. Roll form can be fed without troughs. Magnesium supplemented. 6mm pencil or 14mm roll.

Flockright Pencils & Rolls

Flockright Pencils & Rolls

Good energy, high digestible fibre feed for ewes kept outside or housed. Ideal where a high lambing percentage is expected and forage quality and ewe condition are both good. Roll form can be fed without troughs. Magnesium supplemented. 6mm pencil or 14mm roll.

Sheep Concentrate Pellets

Sheep Concentrate Pellets

Protein, mineral, trace element and vitamin concentrate for mixing with cereals/other feeds to produce high energy mixes for ewes and lambs. Flexible inclusion rate enables balanced feeds to be produced for all systems. Please note Local Authority registration must be obtained before mixing-in this product.

Examples of typical mixes:

Final Mix Protein Level Conc. (kg) Cereal (kg)
14% 175 825
16% 250 750
18% 325 675

BATA Zincit

BATA Zincit

Mineral Bucket

Sizes available: 22.5Kg

Crystalyx Standard

Crystalyx Standard

Has a wide general usage and universal appeal. Can be offered pre-tupping and during pregnancy prior to lambing, to out-wintered ewes, in order to raise the plane of nutrition and achieve the optimum ewe condition. For indoor use we advise using Extra High Energy only. After lambing, all lactating ewes at grass could be offered Crystalyx Standard if there is a significant risk of grass staggers (hypomagenesaemia).

Sizes available:   80kg Tublyx will last 50 ewes approx. 4-5 weeks
                                     22.5kg Mini-tubs will last 20 ewes 3 weeks

Lifeline Lamb & Ewe Bucket

Lifeline Lamb & Ewe Bucket

LIFELINE Lamb & Ewe is the only purpose formulated supplement that benefits the unborn lamb as well as the ewe, which is proven by SAC (Scottish Agricultural College). Trials at SAC showed a 25% increase in IgG levels in ewe colostrum. IgG is the antibody that infers natural passive immunity from the ewe to her lambs. Ewes: Offer ad lib, free-access 1 bucket (22.5kg) per 30 ewes or 1 x 100kg tub for up to 90 ewes.

Sizes available: 25Kg

SUPAlyx Garlic

SUPAlyx Garlic

Dual purpose grazing supplement with essential minerals and vitamins plus garlic to help repel nuisance insects in Summer and Autumn.

Sizes available: 22.5Kg

SUPAlyx Sheep

SUPAlyx Sheep

A highly molassed mineral-vitamin lick. For in-lamb ewes and lambs at grass or on high forage systems. Fully supplemented and includes protected zinc and high levels of Vitamin E. Sheep: Offer ad lib, free-access 1 bucket (22.5kg) per 35 head of sheep or 1 x 100kg tub for up to 90 head of sheep.

Sizes available: 22.5Kg

SUPAlyx Magnesium

SUPAlyx Magnesium

Provides extra palatable magnesium for breeding and lactating sheep at risk from staggers during the spring and autumn grass flush. Not suitable for feeding pre-lambing or to lambs. Sheep: Offer ad lib, free-access 1 bucket (22.5kg) per 35 head of sheep or 1 x 100kg tub for up to 90 head of sheep.

Sizes available: 22.5Kg

Crystalyx Extra High Energy

Crystalyx Extra High Energy

Extra High Energy is the ideal product to supplement and balance forage-based diets for all sheep  - especially prolific/high performance flocks. By providing all the nutrients often deficient in forages (such as minerals, trace elements and vitamins) it maximises forage digestion and improves animal performance. Finishing lambs will benefit from Extra High Energy and late lambs unlikely to finish from grass without supplementation should have free access to the licks after weaning.

Sizes available:   80kg Tublyx will last 50 ewes approx. 4 weeks
                                     22.5kg Mini-tubs will last 20 ewes 3 weeks