Summit Rock Salt Block 20kg is a salt block without added minerals or flavouring. The compact blocks are easy to stack, handle and dispense. Summit Rock Salt Block can be used all year round with all stock classes. Raw salt used in the block is from fresh seawater, evaporated using sun and wind. The raw salt contains traces of ocean minerals. Summit Rock Salt Block is available in 20kg cartons.
Summit Harvest Salt Block 20kg is a salt block without added minerals of flavouring, available in Safety Slings, 30 x 20kg blocks per sling.
|Mineral||Summit Rock Salt Block 20kg||Summit Harvest Salt Block 20kg|
|Application||Make blocks freely available all year round||Make blocks freely available all year round|
|Packaging||20kg cartons||Safety Slings (30x20kg blocks per sling)|
Dose Rates: make salt blocks freely available as required
Salt is lost in milk, urine, faeces, sweat and saliva. And it is not insignificant – a cow milking 20 litres/day can lose the equivalent of 35g of salt in the milk each day. Pasture can be low in sodium and bulk feeds are often deficient. The benefits of sodium supplementation have been demonstrated in NZ and overseas.
Animals have a strong appetite for salt but individual salt needs will vary. Factors influencing needs include:
All salt is soluble. Summit Salt Block formulations improve water shedding. Trials prove Summit Salt Blocks last nearly 4 times longer than rock salt and require twice as much rainfall before being broken down when exposed to weather elements. View our Salt Block weathering study results.