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Degree Dairy Feed

Degree Dairy Feed supports all stages of life, from calves to heifers to milk cows. Only highly digestible ingredients are used and are properly balanced to match the specific needs of your herd. By using Degree Dairy products, you will receive free on-farm consultations from our nutrition specialists on a regular basis. All Degree Dairy Line of products contain organic trace minerals for increased bioavailability.


Degree Dairy Products

Product Creation

  • Formulation based on research published in Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle (2001) and other cutting edge university research programs.
  • Only quality ingredients used; monitored by the Supplier Approval Program.
  • Ingredients tested for nutrient levels and used to optimize the rations nutrition profile.
  • Extensive background work and formulation experience have gone into the development and manufacturing of the Degree Dairy family of products.

Product Benefits

  • Primary objectives are related to best animal health and maximum efficiency.
  • Diets are optimized for the reduction of feed costs and increase in profitability.
  • Complex biological models handled by sophisticated computer software aid us in knowing with accuracy the nutritional value of feeds and their actions at the digestive level.
  • This makes it possible to optimize rumen fermentation and ensure maximum microbial yield, thereby avoiding feed waste that is detrimental to profitability, animal health, and the environment.
  • Superior nutrition program at a very competitive price.

All Degree Dairy Line of products contain organic trace minerals for increased bioavailability.

Calf Starter Pellet

Used for making on-farm calf starters with corn, roasted soybeans, and oats.

  • Balance of protein, carbohydrates, and minerals to optimize rumen development.
  • Specific plant extracts formulated to encourage feed intake and improve performance.
  • Includes Rumensin for feed efficiency and coccidiosis control.

20% Calf Starter Complete

  • Built from the Calf Starter Pellet.
  • Texturized mix that includes roasted corn, roasted soybeans, oats, and molasses.
  • Delivers the nutrition required for today’s accelerated calf feeding programs.

20% Calf Grower

  • Built from the Heifer Pellet mixed with corn, oats, and molasses.
  • Balanced to provide all necessary nutrients to weaned calves and growing heifers.

Heifer Developer Pellet

Used for on-farm blending with on-farm grains.

  • Balances of highly digestible proteins and minerals to optimize development in replacement of dairy heifers.
  • Includes Rumensin for feed efficiency and coccidiosis control.

Heifer Mineral

Used for making on-farm feeds and Total Mix Rations.

  • Properly balanced mineral designed to grow sound replacement dairy heifers.
  • Rumensin used for increased rate of weight gains and coccidiosis prevention.

Dry Cow Mineral

Designed to mix with on-farm forages and grains for Total Mix Rations or grain mixes.

  • Supports the needs of late-term calves.
  • Helps rebuild mineral reserves.
  • Prepares the cow for her lactation.

Close Up Pellet

  • Top-dressed or mixed into feed.
  • Palatable source of anions to lower blood pH which improves fresh cow health and performance.

Lactating 38% Concentrate

  • Pellet or meal (used as protein and mineral supplement for on-farm mixing)
  • Provides protein and minerals essential for milk production.

Lactating 14%–16% Complete

  • Pellet or meal
  • Balances of protein, carbohydrates, and minerals to support milk production.

Custom Dairy Program

  • Customized formulas tailored to each farm’s feeding program.
  • Full utilization of on-farm forages.
  • Aimed to provide maximum return on investment.

Consultation Services


The use of NEMO Degree Dairy products comes with free on-farm ration formulation and management consulting from our nutritionists. Our nutritionists are dedicated to providing professional, experienced, and educated advice to all of our clients.

Profitability is the cornerstone to longevity of any business, and maintaining profitability can be especially challenging in the dairy industry. Because nutrition costs often add up to more than half of a dairy’s operating expenses, the nutrition program has a tremendous influence over profitability. Therefore at NEMO Feed we have built a team that strives to excel in every aspect of the feed business, most importantly quality and service, to ensure we deliver a nutrition program that fosters profitability.

We believe the knowledge, talent, and energy of NEMO’s dairy team sets us apart from the competition and we would be glad to visit with you about these details.

Nutritional Consultants

Sean Cornelius, Dairy Specialist

Sean is a third generation dairy farmer from Hamilton, MO, where he and his family own and operate the only Grade A dairy in Caldwell County. He now offers his lifetime of on-farm dairy experience and his 20+ years of continuing education to you.

Chad Mullins, PhD, Nutrition Specialist

Dr. Mullins brings a breadth of knowledge and technical support to our region’s dairy farmers. His work centers around providing nutrition management consultation services.

50726 State Hwy 15
Baring, MO 63531

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