Last updated on March 24th, 2022 at 05:03 pm

reduce feed costs on your ranch.

we all know cattle feed prices are crazy.

So, how much feed/hay can I expect to save?

Whether you’re up in Canada, all the way down by the Gulf of Mexico, or anywhere in between, you can expect to see around 15% to 30% hay/feed savings by using Riomax®. Now, when we say hay savings, that also represents forage savings in a pasture. Although it is slightly more difficult to measure, look at it in the sense of pasture hay is simply harvested grass. We see the same impact, in terms of extending your range, your grazing days, and putting off your hay date.

how are my cattle able to get by on less feed?

Using our digestion package, Nutrizorb, we feed the bugs in the rumen, so there's more of them and they're more active. Essentially, we're squeezing more nutrients from every single mouthful. Ultimately, your cows are more efficient and are satisfied with less feed.

Furthermore, when the bugs die, they become true microbial protein, which is an additional protein source for the cow.

There are 19 different digestion components in Nutrizorb®: yeast, enzymes, probiotics, prebiotics, fungi fuel, and far more. In Canada, it is slightly different, due to the CFIA regulations, but the net impact is very similar.

You may be running on a tight budget, and you’re definitely not the only one. Saving hay and stretching pastures is one simple way to improve your cashflow. Learn more about Nutrizorb®, the Riomax® digestion powerhouse, so you can start saving hay and forages today!

how much have other ranchers cut feed costs?

Click on the map icons below to hear for yourself.

Phillipsburg, MT

PHILLIPSBURG, MT | WINTER 2019

  • Feeding hay.
  • Was feeding 30lbs per head per day.
  • Now feeding 25lbs per head per day using Riomax.

17% hay savings.


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Baker, MT

BAKER, MT | WINTER 2017

  • Feeding hay.
  • Was feeding 40lbs per head per day.
  • Now feeding 30lbs per head per day on Riomax.

25% hay savings.

  • 2 of 12
Alliance, NE

ALLIANCE, NE | WINTER 2020

  • Feeding hay.
  • Was feeding 35lbs per head per day.
  • Now feeding 24lbs per head per day on Riomax.

31% hay savings.


  • 3 of 12
Tonopah, NV

TONOPAH, NV | FEBRUARY 2021

  • Feeding hay.
  • Was feeding 24lbs per head per day.
  • Now feeding 16lbs per head per day on Riomax.

33% hay savings.

  • 4 of 12
Meyronne, SK

MEYRONNE, SK | FALL 2018

  • Feeding boughten hay.
  • Was feeding 9 bales a day.
  • Now feeding 8 bales a day on Riomax.

11% hay savings.

  • 5 of 12
Laurel, MS

LAUREL, MS | WINTER 2021

  • Grazing dormant grass.
  • Was supplementing hay on dormant grass for 5 months.
  • Now supplementing hay for only 4 of the 5 months on dormant grass on Riomax.

20% hay savings.

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Hague, ND

HAGUE, ND | WINTER 2021

  • Feeding TMR with liquid feed.
  • Was feeding 67lbs per head per day.
  • Now feeding 56lbs per head per day on Riomax.

16% hay savings.

  • 7 of 12
Eureka, SD

EUREKA, SD | SEPTEMBER 2014

  • Grazing rented pasture.
  • Typically ran 125 cows on that pasture.
  • Now running 165 head and grass left to go on Riomax.

30%+ hay savings.

  • 8 of 12
Palmer, NE

PALMER, NE | APRIL 2020

  • Feeding a TMR ration of silage, hay, and a little corn.
  • Was feeding 45-50lbs per head every other day.
  • Now feeding 25lbs per head every other day on Riomax.

47% hay savings.

  • 9 of 12
Chadron, NE

Boone Huffman | Chadron, NE


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Refugio, TX

John McIntyre | Refugio, TX


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Eustis, NE

Alan Rieker | Eustis, NE


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