Bovikalc DryThis page contains information on Bovikalc Dry for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Bovikalc Dry Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Bovikalc Dry
- Direction and dosage information for Bovikalc Dry
Bovikalc DryThis treatment applies to the following species:
Anionic Mineral Feed Supplement
For dairy cows at drying off
CONTAINS AMMONIUM CHLORIDE
Product Characteristics: Bovikalc® Dry is an oral mineral supplement to be given to dairy cows at drying off.
Actions: Following oral administration, the bolus dissolves into the rumen within 30 minutes and the anionic salts are released and then absorbed, which impacts the cow’s acid-base balance.
Ingredients: Calcium chloride, calcium sulfate, water, ammonium chloride, vegetable fat, a-tocopherol acetate, fruit juice color, Vitamin D3, sodium selenite.
Equivalent Crude Protein from Non Protein Nitrogen, max
How to use Bovikalc Dry?
To be used in dairy cows at drying off.
Give 2 boluses at last milking or 8-12 hours before the last milking.
Do not administer more than 4 boluses per 24 hours.
Please discuss protocol with Herd Nutritionist and/or Herd 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.
CAUTION: USE ONLY AS DIRECTED. FOR CATTLE ONLY.
Follow label instructions carefully. Incorrect use or handling may cause serious side effects.
User assumes risk of use or handling contrary to instructions, or under abnormal conditions or conditions not reasonably foreseeable.
Only administer using the Bovikalc branded applicator.
Do not give Bovikalc Dry to cows lying down.
Do not administer Bovikalc Dry if the coating on the bolus becomes damaged or the bolus is broken.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Bovikalc Dry is not for human use.
Store at or below 30°C (86°F).
The bolus should be stored in the original plastic tube until immediately before use, as it is susceptible to humidity.
Do not use broken or damaged boluses.
Please note the caution on the packaging.
Bovikalc is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, used under license.
Manufactured in Denmark by:
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Denmark A/S
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Duluth, GA 30096
Toll Free 1-888-637-4251
MADE IN DENMARK
HANDLE WITH CARE
3239 SATELLITE BLVD., BLDG 500, DULUTH, GA, 30096
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