Spey Syrup

A very palatable, high energy, free flowing liquid produced as a co-product from the distillation of whiskey.


Feeding Rates

Dairy Cows Up to 3kg/hd/day

Dry Cows Up to 2.5kg/hd/day

Young Stock Typically 2kg/hd/day

Sheep Should not be used in sheep diets due to risk of copper poisoning

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Key Features

  • Very palatable
  • A good source of degradable protein
  • Contains yeast which stimulates rumen microbes
  • High in copper
  • A free flowing liquid
  • Highest dry matter syrup on the market to stimulate intake

Handling & Storage

Spey Syrup is delivered in 29 tonne bulk tankers and is available all year round. Tanks should be built to hold and dispatch bulk liquids. They should be well maintained and cleaned out regularly to prevent the build-up of sediment. A 4 inch diameter pipe work is adequate to handle Spey Syrup.

Typical Analysis

(Dry matter basis except DM)

  • Dry Matter 42%
  • Crude Protein* 32%
  • Oil 1%
  • NDF 1%
  • Starch 1%
  • Sugar 2%
  • DUP 3.75%
  • ME (MJ/KG DM) 14.2

*Protein may vary from 30-35% depending on distillery source


Disclaimer: Errors and Omissions Excepted. All sales are subject to terms and conditions - copy available on request. Please consult our qualified agricultural advisors.

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.