Ranch-Way Feeds

RANCH-O-MIN 12-12-12 w/Copper Blocked


Ranch-O-Min 12-12-12 w/Copper Block is the “gold standard” of feeding free-choice mineral blocks to cattle and horses on pasture.  This mineral supplement has been specifically formulated to complement forages in the High Plains and Rocky Mountain Region.  This is a complete, free-choice, mineral block with a 1:1 Calcium to Phosphorus ratio, making it well-suited for balancing dormant pasture during the late summer, fall, and winter months.   This ratio is also ideal when calcium-rich hays, such as alfalfa, are being supplemented in the diet.

Benefits include:

  • Elevated copper and zinc levels to address chronic copper and zinc deficiencies in the forage, common in the High Plains and Rocky Mountain region.

  • Modest selenium levels to compensate for the elevated forage selenium that may prevail on some ranches.

  • Zinpro’s Availa® brand of organic (“chelated”) sources of Cu and Zn bound to an amino acid complex to protect against mineral antagonism, improve mineral absorption, and support immune and reproductive function.

  • Intellibond® source of Cu and Zn for improved mineral status in the cowherd.

  • Cobalt is added to support healthy rumen microbial function and B12 production.

  • Elevated iodine to support hoof health.

  • Aggressive Vitamin A fortification to offset the deficiency of Vitamin A typical of dormant and droughts-stressed forages.

  • Molasses and licorice flavoring to entice consumption.

Available Sizes: 40 lb Block


Feed free-choice to grazing cattle.  Can also be offered to horses.  Cattle should consume 2-4 oz/head/day.  Number and placement of mineral blocks can control consumption.  If consumption is low, increase number of mineral blocks and place them near water and prime feeding areas.  If consumption is high, decrease number of mineral blocks and move them away from water the prime feeding areas.  It is advised that if cattle are starved for salt, they at they be offered plain-white salt  1 week prior to the introduction of free-choice mineral.  In some areas, where salt is low in the water and forage,  additional salt may need to be provided along with this mineral to maintain the target intake of 2-4 oz.


Store feed in a clean environment free of moisture, rodents, insects, and other pests.  Do not feed moldy or repugnant feed.



  • Calcium, min12.0 %
  • Calcium, max14.0 %
  • Phosphorus, min12.0 %
  • Salt, min12.0 %
  • Salt, max14.0 %
  • Potassium, min1.0 %
  • Magnesium, min1.0 %
  • Zinc, min7,495 ppm
  • Copper, min2,499 ppm
  • Selenium, min18 ppm
  • Vitamin A, min200,000 IU/lb
  • Vitamin D, min20,000 IU/lb
  • Vitamin E, min50 IU/lb

Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, Cane Molasses, Lignin Sulfonate, Calcium Carbonate, Processed Grain By-Products, Potassium Chloride, Manganese Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Magnesium Oxide, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin A Supplement, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Hydroxychloride, Copper Sulfate, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Basic Copper Chloride, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide, Vitamin D Supplement, Roughage Products, Natural & Artificial Flavoring, Mineral Oil, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Benzoate (a preservative), , Vitamin E Supplement, Cobalt Carbonate.