HEADSTART (Canada)This page contains information on HEADSTART for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- HEADSTART Indications
- Warnings and cautions for HEADSTART
- Direction and dosage information for HEADSTART
HEADSTARTThis treatment applies to the following species:
BOVINE DRIED COLOSTRUM
TO REPLACE OR SUPPLEMENT MATERNAL COLOSTRUM
60 GRAMS OF BOVINE IgG
For Veterinary Use Only
Can. Vet. Biol. Estab. Lic. No. 44
Made from natural bovine colostrum
Contents: 1 dose (225 g/7.9 oz)
MINIMUM GUARANTEED ANALYSIS
HEADSTART® can be used to replace or supplement maternal colostrum as an aid in the treatment of Failure of Passive Transfer (FTP) in newborn calves.
Feed the first feeding as soon as possible after birth, and not later than 6 hours of age. Calves should receive a second feeding, ideally of HEADSTART® or of maternal colostrum, within the next 12 hours.
Dose To Feed In The First Feeding
To Replace Maternal Colostrum
-Feed calf a minimum of two doses.
To Supplement Maternal Colostrum
-Feed calf a minimum of one dose in addition to available maternal colostrum.
Feeding additional amounts of HEADSTART® in the first or subsequent feedings before 24 hours of age may provide additional health and productivity benefits. Feeding more than the above amounts is recommended when calves are stressed, sanitation is poor, or calf hood disease is high.
Use a whisk or electric mixer to mix each package of HEADSTART® (225 g/7.9 oz) into 625 mls (2 1/2 cups) of hot (43-49°C/110-120°F) water.
HEADSTART® can also be mixed with maternal colostrum for feeding. Feed by nipple bottle or
Store at room temperature (22°C/72°F).
Made in Canada by: The Saskatoon Colostrum Company Ltd., Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7K 6A2
NAC No.: 15360020
30 MOLARO PLACE, SASKATOON, SK, S7K 6A2
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