mineral mix

Discussion in 'Deer Management, Habitat & Conservation' started by huntforfunnfood, Feb 27, 2006.

  1. huntforfunnfood

    huntforfunnfood New Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    new bloomfield mo
    did any one write down that homebrew mineral recipe?
    i printed it about 50 times but some how still lost it.
     
  2. huntforfunnfood

    huntforfunnfood New Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    new bloomfield mo
    never mind i found it but in case some one else wants it

    WHITETAIL DEER HOMEMADE MINERAL MIX RECIPE
    Ingredients: Makes 200 lbs. for about $23.00

    1 part Di-calcium phosphate, this is a dairy feed additive bought at feed stores.
    Comes in 50lb Bags at around $11.00 you need one bag.

    2 parts Trace mineral salt, the red and loos kind without the medications.
    Comes in 50lb Bags at around $5.00 you need two bags.

    1 part Stock salt, ice cream salt.
    Comes in 50lb Bags at around $2.00 you need one bag.

    Directions:

    -Use a 3 pound or similar size coffee can to use as your measure for each part of the mix.

    -Mix all together well but not until read to use, keep ingredients separate until ready to put to use.

    -Dig or tear up a circle in the soil about 36 inches wide and about 6 inches deep.

    -Mix your mineral mixture with the soil.

    Maintenance:

    -Replenish in 6 months with fresh supply of mineral, and then each year there after.