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Bovikalc (Canada)

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Bovikalc

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Boehringer

Veterinary Use Only

ORAL CALCIUM SUPPLEMENT

FOR FRESHENING COWS

Warnings

No withdrawal period for meat and withholding time for milk are required when used according to the label. Keep out of reach of children.

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FAST & SUSTAINED RELEASE OF CALCIUM

Bovikalc® is an oral calcium supplement for use around parturition in fresh dairy cows.

Direction for Use:

Minimum Protocol: Give one bolus immediately after calving and a second bolus 12 - 24 hours after calving. Only administer using the Bovikalc® branded applicator.

Extended Protocol: For high yielding cows administer:

● 1st bolus at the first signs of parturition

● 2nd bolus immediately after calving

● 3rd bolus 12 - 24 hours after calving

● 4th bolus 24 - 48 hours after calving

Please discuss protocol with your veterinarian before implementation.

Place the bolus in the bolus applicator with the rounded end pointing outward.

If right-handed, place yourself at the cow’s right side.

Grab the cow’s upper jaw with your left hand. Keep the cow’s head at a natural position and a little towards yourself. Gently guide the loaded Bovikalc® applicator into the cow’s mouth.

When you feel resistance, gently guide the applicator over the tongue. When the applicator is behind the tongue, squeeze the handle to release the bolus.

Wait a moment for the cow to swallow and then remove the applicator.

Active Ingredients per bolus:

Calcium chloride - 579.1 mg/g, Calcium sulfate - 231.6 mg/g

Inactive Ingredients

Water, Acetylated monoglycerides, Xanthan gum

Contraindications

Not for use in cows for initial treatment of milk fever, with clinical signs of milk fever or laying cows.

Do not use broken or damaged boluses.

Store at or below 30°C. Boluses are sensitive to humidity and should be stored in the plastic tubes until immediately before use.

Bovikalc® is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, used under license.

Attention! Do not use broken or damaged boluses.

Notifier’s name:

Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., 5180 South Service Rd., Burlington, ON L7L 5H4

Reaction Reporting:

1-877-565-5501

Manufactured by:

Boehringer Ingelheim Denmark A/S, DK-2100 Copenhagen OE, 208-R854833

Product Information

1-800-263-5103

www.boehringer-ingelheim.ca

MADE IN DENMARK

Net Contents:

 

4 x 192 g BOLUSES

125887-001

CPN: 1230152.0

BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM (CANADA) LTD.
5180 SOUTH SERVICE ROAD, BURLINGTON, ON, L7L 5H4
Customer Care No.:   800-567-1885
Technical Services No.:   1-877-565-5501
Website:   www.boehringer-ingelheim.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Bovikalc information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2017 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2017-11-28

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