Drought Pellets

Johnson’s Drought Pellets are a roughage-based pellet that can be used to support your sheep and cattle through times of severe feed shortage.

A balanced complete feed, processed with:

Barley, wheat, legumes, soyabean meal, almond hulls, oatmeal, legume hay and straw, cereal hay and straw, molasses, vegetable oil

Strict quality control standards ensure that all Oaten Hay is ARGT Free and tested for nitrates. In addition, our facilities operate X-Ray facilities or decontamination units to remove contaminants ensuring a safe feed for our customers.

Suitable for a range of animals

The Johnson’s Pellet

Formulated from a selection of the following ingredients;

  • Barley, wheat, legumes, soyabean meal
  • almond hulls, oat meal
  • Legume hay and straw
  • Cereal hay and straw
  • Molasses
  • Vegetable Oil

Our Promise

Benefits of Hay/Grain Based Pellets

  • Benefits of Hay/Grain Based Pellets
  • Fibre stimulates rumination and reduces the risk of acidosis
  • Cattle do not require additional access to hay or straw once accustomed to pellets
  • Reduced wastage
Energy (Ruminant ME)9 MJ/KG
Crude protein (min)9 – 10%
Equivalent Crude Protein (min)2.8%
Urea (max)1.0%

Delivery to your animal

Directions For Use

  • Gradually introduce the pellets over a 7-10 day period, preferably with hay or straw available to stock
  • Once accustomed to feed hay/straw can be removed and pellets fed ad-libitum
  • Consumption will vary with liveweight of animal and the availability of any other feed
  • Typical feeding rates are between 1.5% to 2.5% mature liveweight
  • Ensure clean fresh water is always available


Store in a dry, cool place that is free from pests and vermin
Best used within 6 months of the date of manufacture

Withholding Period

Meat – Nil
Wool – Nil

Pellet Presentation

  • 9mm diameter
  • 580-640kg/m3 Bulk Density

Pellet Presentation

Bulk, Bulka bags (1t or 1.2t) and 20kg bags


Disclaimer This document/information is intended to be used as a guide only. It is a condition of use of all or part of this document/information that no liability will be accepted by
J.T. Johnson & Sons for any loss that may arise, financial or otherwise, from relying on information in this publication.

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