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Ion-Aid

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Ion-Aid

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Company: Vedco

Multi-Species Electrolyte and Energy Supplement

Ion-Aid may be used as a supplement to normal electrolyte and energy requirements to conserve hydration during times of stress which animals may experience when food or environment change.

Ingredients List

Each duo pouch contains:

SECTION #1

Sodium Chloride, Glycine, Potassium Phosphate Monobasic, Citric Acid, Potassium Citrate

SECTION #2

Glucose

Ion-Aid is a ready-to-mix electrolyte and energy supplement formulated for the use in calves, pigs, dogs, cats, lambs, and foals.

Calves

Pigs

Dogs

Cats

Lambs

Foals

Directions For Use

IMPORTANT - Each 64 g pouch is divided into two sections.

To mix the electrolyte solution:

Add the contents of Section # 1 and Section # 2 of one pouch to 2 quarts (approximately 2 liters) of warm water. Stir until dissolved. Sections 1 & 2 must always be fed together. Keep feeding utensils clean. Depending on size of animal, the number of feeding portions per pouch will vary (see reverse).

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALVES AND PIGS:

Reconstitution / Dilution Directions:

Sections 1 & 2 must be mixed together. Add the entire packet contents of both Sections 1 & 2 with 2 quarts (approximately 2 L) of warm water. Stir mixture until dissolved.

Keep all feeding utensils clean. The reconstituted solution may be offered in a bucket, or via a feeding bottle or syringe in younger animals. Do not mix Ion-Aid into milk or milk replacer. Dispose of any unused solution after 24 hours. Always store the dry components in a sealed container in a dry and cool environment. Avoid overfeeding.

Fresh drinking water should be available at all times. Consult your veterinarian if the animal is sick.

CALVES

As an electrolyte and energy supplement for new arrival calves

Feed 2 quarts of the reconstituted Ion-Aid upon arrival and as directed instead of milk or milk replacer. The next scheduled feeding should include 1 quart of the Ion-Aid in conjunction with the milk or milk replacer feeding, but do not mix the Ion-Aid directly with the milk or milk replacer, provide these two solutions to the animal separately. All subsequent feedings should return to their normal diet.

Ongoing oral electrolyte and energy supplementation to calves, if required

Feed 1 to 1.5 quarts / 22 lb (approximately 1.5 L / 10kg) of body weight daily divided into two or more daily feedings. As the animal grows supplementation may be increased to 2 quarts per feeding fed at that rate in the morning and again in the evening.

To maintain adequate energy levels and nutrient intake, milk or milk replacer feeding should continue as normal.

Ion-Aid solution should be given between these milk or milk replacer feedings. Replace unused solution with fresh Ion-Aid solution every 24 hours.

PIGS

Use as an electrolyte and energy supplement for:

Suckling Piglets:

Suckling piglets should have fresh solution mixed as directed and made available in a suitable and clean vessel to the entire litter. As a consumption guide, a litter of 1-week old piglets will consume approximately 2 to 3 quarts (approximately 2 to 3 L) per day.

Weaned Pigs:

Weaned pigs should have fresh solution mixed as directed and made available in a suitable and clean vessel. As a consumption guide, a fully weaned pig will consume 1 to 2 quarts (approximately 1 to 2 L) per day.

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS IN DOGS, CATS, LAMBS AND FOALS:

DOGS AND CATS

Ion-Aid solution, reconstituted as directed, may be made available to cats and dogs as an electrolyte and energy supplement.

As a guide, the following feeding rates are recommended:

Cats & Miniature Dogs (Up to 10 lbs. or 4.5 kg)

● 4.2 oz (approximately 125 mL) two to three times a day

Small Dogs (10 - 20 lbs./4.5 - 9 kg)

● 8.4 oz (approximately 250 mL) two to three times a day

Medium Dogs (20 - 40 lbs./9-18 kg)

● 16.9 oz (approximately 500 mL) two to three times a day

Large Dogs (over 40 lbs./18 kg)

● 25 oz (approximately 750 mL) two to three times a day

Many dogs find Ion-Aid palatable and will drink the solution voluntarily. Palatability for cats is variable.

LAMBS

Ion-Aid solution, reconstituted as directed, may be made available to lambs as an electrolyte and energy supplement.

As a guide, the following feeding rates are recommended:

5 oz. (approximately 150 mL) of solution 3 times daily

FOALS

Ion-Aid solution, reconstituted as directed, may be made available to foals as an electrolyte and energy supplement.

As a guide, the following feeding rates are recommended:

1 to 2 quarts (approximately 1 to 2 L) of solution 2 - 3 times daily

Store below 77°F

For customer support:

844-253-2926

Distributed by:

Vedco, Inc., 5503 Corporate Drive, Saint Joseph, MO 64507, USA

Manufactured by:

Jurox Pty Limited, 85 Gardiner Street, Rutherford, NSW 2320, Australia

Ion-Aid and Vedco are trademarks of Vedco, Inc.

Jurox is a trademark of Jurox Pty Limited

See sealing seam for Lot and Expiry.

Net Contents of Section 1 and 2 of duo pouch: 64g

470740

12 x 64 g pouches NET
(1 Duo pouch makes 2 quarts of prepared solution)

470745

CPN: 1094302.1

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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