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Tubs

Post by HDRider » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:57 pm

Any comments about Urea in high protein tubs?

Here is the ingredient list for this 24% tub

Molasses Products, Condensed Fermented Corn Extractives, Processed Grain By-Products, Calcium Hydroxide, Calcium Oxide, Magnesium Oxide, Salt, Urea, Calcium Carbonate, Manganous Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Copper Chloride, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Calcium Iodate, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D-3 Supplement and Vitamin E Supplement.


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Re: Tubs

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:40 pm

You might want to PM TexasBred. He knows a thing or two.
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Re: Tubs

Post by Caustic Burno » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:46 pm

You can buy a lot more feed and protein for the price of those tubs.
They come out to about 900 bucks a ton, with todays prices those won’t pencil out.
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Re: Tubs

Post by HDRider » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm

ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
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Re: Tubs

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:20 pm

HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm
ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
That’s a good price on the pellets.
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Re: Tubs

Post by Caustic Burno » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:26 pm

HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm
ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
On the pellets you got 240 lbs of protein for 140 bucks the tub you got 48 lbs for 120. Seems like a no brainer to me.
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Re: Tubs

Post by Ky hills » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:37 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:20 pm
HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm
ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
That’s a good price on the pellets.
Sure is

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Re: Tubs

Post by HDRider » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:38 pm

Ky hills wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:37 pm
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:20 pm
HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm
ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
That’s a good price on the pellets.
Sure is
I maybe should go check on that :hide:
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Re: Tubs

Post by Ky hills » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:41 pm

HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:38 pm
Ky hills wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:37 pm
TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:20 pm


That’s a good price on the pellets.
Sure is
I maybe should go check on that :hide:
I had been getting a bulk mixed ration for $180 per ton and went to order more yesterday and it’s up to $200 again, called around and that was pretty comparable. If I could find some 140 ton I would be happy with that for sure even if it is a lower protein %.

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Re: Tubs

Post by ccr » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:44 pm

HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:58 pm
ton of 12% pellets is $140

1 200 # 24% tub is $120
that's $3.50 per 50# isn't it?

i think a 50# bag of 14% pellet around here is $8.00.
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Re: Tubs

Post by snoopdog » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:19 pm

If you place tubs on under used pasture, you will come out, with the convenience and reduction in mineral cost, hay cost. We know that winter feed is the most expensive part of the cattle business, watch your poopoo. Watch your cows condition, if they are dry, if they are wet feed'em, I feed too much most of the time, but I'm learnin.
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Re: Tubs

Post by HDRider » Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:39 am

Ky hills wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:41 pm
HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:38 pm
Ky hills wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:37 pm


Sure is
I maybe should go check on that :hide:
I had been getting a bulk mixed ration for $180 per ton and went to order more yesterday and it’s up to $200 again, called around and that was pretty comparable. If I could find some 140 ton I would be happy with that for sure even if it is a lower protein %.
My bad, it was $230 back in June
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Re: Tubs

Post by Ky hills » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:04 am

HDRider wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:39 am
Ky hills wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:41 pm
HDRider wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:38 pm

I maybe should go check on that :hide:
I had been getting a bulk mixed ration for $180 per ton and went to order more yesterday and it’s up to $200 again, called around and that was pretty comparable. If I could find some 140 ton I would be happy with that for sure even if it is a lower protein %.
My bad, it was $230 back in June
No problem, I was hoping you had found us a good deal :lol:

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Re: Tubs

Post by tom4018 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:47 am

Ky hills wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:04 am

No problem, I was hoping you had found us a good deal :lol:
I was wanting some of that deal too!

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Re: Tubs

Post by Dave » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:48 am

You complain about no money in cattle and then bring up using tubs. Tubs are the absolute most expensive way to add protein to the diet.

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