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Lambs and Sheep

Shepherd’s Best Instant Lamb Milk Replacer (Preserved)

A complete replacement for ewe’s milk. Composed of highest quality milk ingredients, animal and vegetable fat, soluble vitamins and chelated trace minerals in an acidified formula that can be fed free-choice, cold to save labor. The 24% protein comes entirely from milk ingredients and total lactose does not exceed 25%. It’s 30% fat level achieves performance similar to that of lambs suckling the ewe. Preservatives keep it fresh and inhibiting growth of pathogens. Beneficial direct-fed microbials produce lactic acid and colonize the gut to deny pathogens the opportunity to grow.

  • Protein – 24%
  • Fat – 30%
  • Fiber – 0.15%
  • Lactose – 25%
  • Vitamin A – 32,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 12,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 150 IU/lb.
  • Total Lactic Acid Bacteria – 2 Billion CFU/lb.

Royal Instant Lamb Milk Replacer (Preserved)

An excellent all milk protein, high fat (30%), low lactose (less than 25%), formula made with human grade ingredients, human-edible lard and coconut oil, soluble vitamins, chelated trace minerals, selenium and zinc proteinate providing a complete milk ration for lambs until weaning. Feed Royal Instant Milk Replacer to lambs cold, manually or free choice as a substitute for ewe’s milk to maximize economic use of milk, whenever ewe’s milk is inadequate or unavailable. It will stay preserved for up to 24 hours.  Available non-medicated or medicated with Deccox to prevent Cocoidiosis.  Also available with Sodium Butyrate.

  • Crude Protein – 20%
  • Crude Fat – 30%
  • Crude Fiber – 0.15%
  • Lactose – 25%
  • Vitamin A – 32,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 12,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 150 IU/lb.

Fortified with 2 Billion CFU per pound of Lactobacillus acidophilus, MOS and FOS, packaged in 50# bags, 25# bags, and cases of 8×4# bags.

Royal Milk Replacer Pellets

Use of this mini-pelleted prestarter can help early wean lambs without weaning set-back. Early weaning is key to reducing health problems present during milk feeding and lowering milk replacer cost. Feed this product along with normal feedings of milk or milk replacer as the first dry feed or mixed into the starter feed. Use with lambs, rams or ewes in sick pens, after shipping, during lactation, breeding, whenever feed consumption is reduced, or as a conditioner for show.

  • Crude Protein – 27%
  • Crude Fat – 10%
  • Crude Fiber – 1%
  • Vitamin A – 32,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 12,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 150 IU/lb.

Non-medicated only. Pellet includes over 50% milk and whey products, soy protein concentrate, animal plasma with 10% high quality edible lard and palm oil, fortified with FOS, MOS, active yeast, natural herbs and spices to maximize performance.

Vet’s Choice Multi-Specie Instant Milk Replacer

An excellent acidified, all-milk, high fat milk replacer with feeding directions for all baby farm mammals. Non-medicated with lactic acid bacteria to adjust pH and maximize population of beneficial bacteria. Produces excellent results under extreme conditions.

  • Crude Protein – 20%
  • Crude Fat – 20%
  • Crude Fiber – 0.15%
  • Vitamin A – 32,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 12,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 150 IU/lb.

Packaged in one and five pound resealable plastic pouches, 10 pound plastic bags and pails and 25 pound pails.

Royal A-1 Hi-Energy Instant Milk Replacer

Economical, non-medicated high fat formula providing supplemental nutrition for calves and other baby mammals. It contains milk and whey products, specially processed soy protein concentrate and soy flour.

  • Crude Protein – 22%
  • Crude Fat – 20%
  • Crude Fiber – 1%
  • Vitamin A – 32,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 12,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 150 IU/lb.

Packaged in 50#, 25# and cases of 4×10# plastic bags, including feeding directions for supplementing several species.

Lamb Gard

A high energy combination of electrolytes, nine DFM’s, Glycine, soluble vitamins, kaolin, pregelatinized starch, selenium and zinc proteinate to maintain and restore these vital nutrients under all conditions. Long term, feed one to two ounces top dressed or in milk replacer or water in one or two feedings per day. For short term use, mix two ounces per pint of warm water or milk replacer and feed twice daily, withholding milk or milk replacer for first feeding and gradually increasing milk during use of this product.  Contains Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Propionate and Sodium Acetate.

  • Sodium – 4-5%
  • Potassium – 2%
  • Magnesium – 0.3%
  • Vitamin A – 200,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 100,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 500 IU/lb
  • Ascorbic Acid – 500 Mg/lb.
  • Total Lactic Acid Bacteria – 11 Billion CFU/lb.

Lamb Saver Gel

A gelled, acidified electrolyte combination with energy for dehydrated lambs that includes two DFM’s (Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecium), vitamins and kaolin, roughage products and gums to restore electrolyte balance, absorb and remove toxins, firm stool, and supplement vitamin loss by allowing elimination and permitting maxmium absorption of nutrients. Does not gel before feeding.

  • Sodium – 4%
  • Potassium – 1%
  • Magnesium – 0.2%
  • Vitamin A – 64,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 24,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 300 IU/lb.
  • Ascorbic Acid – 320 mg/lb.

Mix one to two ounces per pint of warm water or milk replacer and feed two or three pints daily for up to five days as needed.


A dry, palatable, soluble energy source consisting of 60% edible lard and 40% whey products. Use anytime extra energy is required such as in extreme weather or to enhance coat appearance for show.

  • Crude Protein – 7%
  • Crude Fat – 60%
  • Crude Fiber – 0.15%

Add one ounce per feeding milk replacer in two feedings daily. Can also be top-dressed with dry feed.


A concentrated source of lactic acid-producing Lactobacillus acidophilus and Enterococcus faecium, electrolytes, and soluble vitamins in a high energy formula for combatting dehydration and re-populating beneficial bacteria in the affected animal.

  • Vitamin A – 100,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 25,000 IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 100 IU/lb.
  • Ascorbic Acid – 250 mg/lb.
  • Total Lactic Acid Bacteria – 10 Billion CFU/gm

Feed four ounces per six head in milk replacer or water twice daily.


A concentrated nutritional supplement combining high levels of active yeast with nine live, viable, direct-fed microbials in a water soluble formula for lambs.

  • Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) – 1.5 Billion CFU/gram
  • Total Lactic Acid Bacteria – 100 Million CFU/gram

Feed 5 grams per head per day added to milk replacer, water or mixed in feed.


This palatable, concentrated combination of water-soluble vitamins, methionine, and live, viable Lactobacillus acidophilus is easily administered to sheep of all ages.

  • Vitamin A – 3 Million IU/lb.
  • Vitamin D3 – 1.5 Million IU/lb.
  • Vitamin E – 2,000 IU/lb.
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus – 50 Billion CFU/lb.

Top-dress or add to water or milk 1/8 ounce per head per day.


A combination of six organic acids and preservatives, Royal Acidifier enhances feed performance by reducing E. coli levels, optimizes conditions for enzyme activity, and reduces milk protein clotting time. Lower pH reduces scours, improves weight gain and increases feed conversion. Use 1/2% by weight in milk replacer and prestarters and 1/4% in starters.


Nutra-Sol is a soluble nutraceutical additive for livestock containing nine strains of live (viable), naturally occurring lactic acid bacteria and active yeast.

  • Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) – 1 Billion CFU/gm
  • Total lactic acid bacteria – 1 Billion CFU/gm

Lambs: Mix with milk replacer, milk or water so each lamb receives 1/2 gram (1/8 tsp.) per day. Mature sheep:  1/2 pound per ton of dry feed.

Lamb Stuff Flavors

Dry or concentrated liquid feed flavors to enhance palatability and stimulate feed consumption. Available are Anise, Caramel, Anise-Caramel, and Milk flavors. Inclusion rates range from 1/2 pint to two pints per ton of feed for liquids and one pound to two pounds per ton of feed for dry flavors.

DFM’s (Probiotics)

Live, viable strains of:

  • Lactobacillus acidophilus
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Multi-Blend (Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecium, Lactobacillus lactis, Lactobacillus casei, Enterococcus diacetylactis, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus licheniformis, Aspergillus oryzae)

Available in concentrations of 25 Billion CFU/gram, 500 Billion CFU per pound or 64 Billion CFU per pound for ease of administration.

Nutrabiotic/F (FOS)

A prebiotic food source for lactic acid bacteria derived from dried inulin (chickory root). Recommended feeding level is one gram per head per day. Since it is not a live organism, it can withstand heat from pelleting.

Nutrabiotic/M (MOS)

A prebiotic food source for lactic acid bacteria derived from the cell wall fraction of yeast. Recommended feeding level is one gram per head per day. Since it is not a live organism, it can withstand heat from pelleting.

Lamb Stuff Plus

A concentrated combination of yeast cultures, enzymes, DFM’s, B-vitamins and lactic acid to stimulate and supplement natural bacteria in the digestive system, increasing milk production, improving feed conversion and palatability as well as being a source of unidentifiable growth factors for lambs and sheep.

  • Crude Protein – 10%
  • Crude Fat – 2%
  • Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) – 3.5 Billion CFU/gm
  • Total Lactic Acid Bacteria – 1 Billion CFU/gm

Add three pounds per ton of feed or top dress 1/4 to 1/2 ounce per head per day. Also available with an organic formula.

Forage Inoculants

Available as a complete granular inoculant, a granular base to make your own inoculant, or soluble powders to apply by sprayer, our inoculant products treat all types of forages with special strains of viable, lactic acid producing bacteria such as Lactobacillus plantarum, Pediococcus acidilacticii, Enterococcus faecium, Propionic bacteria, and Lactobacillus casei. Use at rate of one pound of dry inoculant per ton of forage.  25 pounds of base make one ton of inoculant treating 2,000 tons forage. Sprayable soluble inoculant powders treat up to 50 tons per pound, 200 tons per pound, or 454 tons per pound when mixed with water depending upon product used. Varying levels treat haylage, alfalfa, grass, oatlage, clover, sorghum, corn silage, high moisture ear corn and baled hay“““`.

Hay Stuff

An economical, dry, non-corrosive hay preservative used on baled hay and high moisture ground grains to prevent spoilage. Apply two pounds per ton of baled hay (moisture content less than 25%) and one to three pounds per ton of ground grains before transferring into silo (25-30% moisture grains).