CREIDSYRUP is a co-product from the manufacture of Irish whiskey. It comprises mainly of yeast cells and residues from malted barley after alcohol is distilled off the fermented wort by high temperature in copper stills.


Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows Can be fed in diet feeders, concentrated mixes or bail feeders with maximum levels being 3.5 to 5kg/hd/day

Beef Cattle Cattle Flexible in the way it may be offered, maximum feed rates: Young stock 0-1kg/hd/day Stores 2-3kg/hd/day Finisher 4-5kg/hd/day

Suckler Cattle Has successfully been used as the sole ‘concentrate’ feed for in-calf suckler cows on a straw diet. Additional energy may be required after calving

Sheep Unless specifically recommended, it should not be used in sheep diets because of the risk of copper toxicity

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Key Benefits

  • High in digestible energy
  • High level of degradable protein
  • Highly palatable
  • Ideal to complement low protein forage diets, such as wholecrop, maize silage or straw
  • High in copper

Handling & Storage

As with other liquid products, Creidsyrup is delivered in bulk liquid tankers. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids and care should be taken to ensure they are cleaned out regularly to prevent a build-up of sediment. 4 inch diameter pipework is adequate.

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

  • Dry Matter 25%
  • Crude Protein 31%
  • Oil 4%
  • NDF 1%
  • Starch 1%
  • Sugar 2%
  • ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.2


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Suggested feeding rates are produced as a guide only and many other factors may have an overriding effect on animal response; no performance guarantee can be given.

Rations should be carefully balanced for energy and protein, contain sufficient forage to maintain rumen function and be fortified with an appropriate vitamin and mineral supplement. Animals must have constant access to clean water.

In all activities Specialist Nutrition adheres to the highest standard of health and safety procedures, and environmental compliance. We strongly recommend to all customers that they review their farm health and safety practices, and work environment to ensure they operate in a safe working environment.