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Calf Milk Replacer with Bovatec®

Whole milk replacer for young calves

An all milk powder blend providing excellent calf response to the natural food sources of milk fat, milk protein and sugar.

Directions for use

Decide on which feeding option from the tables below best applies to your situation. This can also be used to fortify whole milk or extend milk when stocks are limited. Mixing ratio: Typically 125g Calf Milk Replacer made up to one litre with water when fed twice daily, 250g Calf Milk Replacer made up to one litre with water when fed once daily. Dissolve Calf Milk Replacer powder in hot (45-55°C – not boiling) water. Mix to a creamy, smooth consistency and add cool water to make up the required amount. Feed at body temperature (38-40°C). Mix only when required. Feed after a good intake of colostrum has been achieved (from four days after birth). Keep buckets, bottles and other equipment clean. Ensure calves have access to long fibre and quality calf feed.

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Feeding Programme - once a day system

AGE IN DAYSNO. FEEDS/DAYLITRES/FEEDCONCENTRATIONDAILY INTAKE OF
PELLETS/MUESLI (g)
1-422.5Colostrum Only-
5-1422125g/litre50-100
15-2812.5250g/litre100-350
29-weaing12.5250g/litre350-1000

Feeding Programme - twice a day system

AGE IN DAYSNO. FEEDS/DAYLITRES/FEEDCONCENTRATIONDAILY INTAKE OF
PELLETS/MUESLI (g)
1-422.5Colostrum Only-
5-1422125g/litre50-100
15-2822.5125g/litre100-350
29-weaning22.5125g/litre350-1000

Ingredients selected from

Milk Powder, Vitamin A, D3, E, K3, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium, Lasalocid (Bovatec), Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, Cobalt (organic), Copper (organic), Dextrose, Ferrous Iron, Iodine, Selenium (organic), Magnesium, Manganese (organic), Zinc (organic), Antioxidants, Lecithin, Bovatec®. Additional copper or selenium should only be given following consultation with a nutritionist or veterinarian.

Note: milk powder is casein based which typically curds but curd strength may be variable.

Typical analysis (approximate on an as fed basis)

Crude Protein25%
Crude Fat 20%
Lactose 44%
Ash 6%

Storage

Store between 10 and 20°C in clean, dry conditions. Do not expose to direct sunlight and avoid contact with floor and walls.

Caution: Do not feed to any animal species other than those stipulated on the label.

Calf Milk Replacer with Bovatec® 20CC

FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY

 

CONTAINS: Bovatec® 20CC at 500g/tonne (100mg/kg Lasalocid sodium).

 

INDICATIONS: As an aid in the control of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria species in goats and cattle. Feed a 50kg calf 0.5kg/ day of NRM Calf Milk Replacer with Bovatec® to provide 1mg lasalocid/kg body weight. Up to 2mg lasalocid/kg live weight is indicated where severe coccidial challenge is expected or where a wide range of individual live weights occur within a group. Ensure young animals are adapted to medicated feed for 2 to 3 weeks prior to weaning, as coccidial challenge is most likely in the 8 weeks after weaning. In any case, initiate treatment at least 2 days prior to coccidial challenge.

Calf Milk Replacer with Bovatec® 20CC

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Care must be exercised when feeding concurrently with other antimicrobials. Do not feed with other ionophores, e.g. monensin capsules, liquid or premix. Do not exceed the recommended dose rates. Not to be used for single dose treatment.

 

CAUTION: Do not feed to bobby calves. Do not allow dogs, horses (or other equids), alpacas (or other camelids) access to feeds containing Bovatec®, as ingestion by these species may be fatal. This product must not be used for growth promotion in ruminants intended for human consumption.

 

WITHHOLDING PERIOD It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL (Maximum Residue Limits of Agricultural Compounds) in the New Zealand Food Standard.

Meat: Cattle, Nil

Milk: Cattle, Nil

 

Bovatec® is registered pursuant to the ACVM Act, 1997.

ACVM Registration Number No. A9679.

See www.nzfsa.govt.nz/acvm for registration conditions.

 

By law the user must take due care, obtaining expert advice if necessary to avoid unnecessary pain and distress when using the product other than as directed on the label.