beef cattle

Purina Block Program

Choose a vitamin and mineral Sup-R-Block for healthy animals!

Beef Sup-R-Block (3182/3192)

A highly palatable block designed for brood cows, heifers and far off dry cows. Contains a variety of protein and energy sources to balance the nutrient variability seen in pasture and stored forages. 24 CP (16% ECP)
Average Daily Intake: 0.5 to 1.0 kg.


Why does the Purina Sup-R-Block for Cattle work?

  • Reduces the impact of variations found in the quality and availability of feed/pastures.
  • Maintains and increases milk production for calves.
  • Quicker return to heat due to improved flesh condition.
  • Improves conception rate during first breeding thanks to better flesh condition.
  • Better uniformity and increased calf weight during weaning.
  • Reduces risk of difficulties during calving by optimizing the flesh condition of cattle.


Sup-R-Growth Block (1989/1990)


The only block in Canada containing Bovatec for increased growth rates. Designed for replacement heifers. Heifers on trial were 2.4 cm taller and 28.4 kg heavier. 22% CP (14.5% ECP)
Average Daily Intake: 0.75 to 1.0 kg


Mineral Sup-R-Block (1977)


A mineral block highly fortified with essential minerals and vitamins for replacements, milk and meat goats and cattle on pasture or confinement. 9% Ca 5% P
Average Daily Intake: 100 to 150 grams


Sup-R-Block for Sheep and Goats (3141)


The block is to be free fed to sheep and goats in the pasture or stable and contains no added copper (9% Ca 5% P). Average Daily Intake: 30 to 50 grams.

The advantages offered by the Vitamin and mineral Sup-R-Blocks

  • Easy to use
  • Access to vitamins and minerals at all times
  • Makes maintaining feeding troughs easier
  • Avoids waste of vitamins and minerals
  • Weather-proof
  • Meets nutritional needs
  • Stimulates the growth of heifers, steer and sheep
  • Stimulates milk production
  • Improves reproduction and health


Remember! Important management points for the optimal efficiency of Sup-R-Blocks:


The most critical points in the performance cycle are:

  • The last 60 days before calving
  • The first 60 days after calving

Daily Consumption should average 0.5 to 1 kg / head

Block Feeding Tips:

  • Place the blocks near a water source
  • Place the blocks near hay feeders
  • Place the blocks in a well-drained soil
  • Make sure there are sufficient numbers of blocks to match the number of animals.
  • 1 block of 25 kg / 5 cattle or 25 sheep / goats
  • 1 block of 225 kg / 25 cattle
  • If consumption is different than expected, check forage quality as it will impact intake.