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Land O Lakes ProNurse Specialty Milk Replacer

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Land O Lakes ProNurse Specialty Milk Replacer

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Land O’Lakes

● For calves, lambs, goat kids, baby pigs, fawns, elk calves, llama and alpaca crias, and foals

● Contains 24% fat as an energy source

● 100% Instantized for easy mixing

● Contains highly digestible protein from quality ingredients

Also Excellent as a Dry Powder Supplement!

Milk replacer to be fed to calves, lambs, goat kids, baby pigs, fawns, elk calves, llama and alpaca crias, and foals. May also be used as a dry powder supplement.

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS

Crude Protein, minimum

24.00%

Lysine, minimum

2.10%

Crude Fat, minimum

24.00%

Crude Fiber, maximum

0.15%

Calcium, minimum

1.00%

Calcium, maximum

1.25%

Phosphorus, minimum

0.80%

Sodium, minimum

0.50%

Sodium, maximum

1.00%

Copper, minimum

6 ppm

Copper, maximum

11 ppm

Selenium, minimum

0.3 ppm

Zinc, minimum

120 ppm

Vitamin A, minimum

30,000 IU/lb

Vitamin D3, minimum

5,000 IU/lb

Vitamin E, minimum

115 IU/lb

INGREDIENTS

Dried Whey, Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Dried Whey Product, Dried Skimmed Milk, Animal Fat (preserved with BHA & BHT), Vegetable Oil, L-Lysine, Taurine, Lecithin, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Pantothenate, Niacin Supplement, Riboflavin, Biotin, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K activity), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Choline Chloride, Calcium Silicate, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Cobalt Sulfate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Selenium Yeast, Natural and Artificial Flavor.

MIXING DIRECTIONS FOR LIQUID FEEDING

For best mixing, mix the dry powder with warm water (120°F). The enclosed plastic measuring device (referred to later as “measure”) holds approximately 0.25 lb. of dry powder. Always weigh ProNurse® powder for accurate mixing. Use a standard liquid measure for water.

Directions For Use

AS A DRY POWDER SUPPLEMENT

Calves

Sprinkle a small amount of dry powder onto the daily starter feed ration to encourage starter intake. Continue until the calf is consuming starter daily.

Baby Pigs

Mix or top-dress one enclosed measure of dry powder per pound of dry creep feed to provide supplemental nutrients. Continue at this rate until weaning.

Lambs & Goat Kids

Mix or top-dress 1/2 enclosed measure (2 ounces) per pound of dry starter feed to encourage feed intake and provide supplemental nutrients. Continue at this rate until weaning.

Foals

Sprinkle a small amount of dry powder onto dry sweet feed to encourage intake.

CONVERSIONS FOR LIQUID MEASURE

1 CUP = 1 ENCLOSED MEASURE

1 QUART = 2 PINTS = 4 CUPS

1 CUP = 8 FLUID OUNCES = 16 TABLESPOONS

1 TABLESPOON = 15 mL/cc = 1/2 FLUID OUNCE

MIXING DIRECTIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL ANIMALS*

Animal

Number of enclosed measures of powder

Amount of warm water

Calf

0.75 lb. (3 measures) of powder

2 quarts water

Lamb

0.25 lb. (1 measure) of powder

1 pint (2 cups) water

Goat Kid

0.19 lb. (3/4 measure) of powder

1 pint water

Pygmy Kid

0.125 lb. (1/2 measure) of powder

2/3 pint (1-1/3 cups) water

Baby Pig

0.375 lb.(1-1/2 measure) of powder

1 quart water

Fawn

0.25 lb. (1 measure) of powder

1 pint water

Elk Calf

0.50 lb. (2 measures) of powder

1 quart water

Llama or Alpaca Cria

0.19 lb. (3/4 measure) of powder

1 pint water

Foals

0.25 lb. (1 measure) of powder

1 quart water

*Always weigh ProNurse® powder for accurate mixing.

FEEDING DIRECTIONS

(Read this first then go to appropriate species directions)

Individual animals vary in requirements. Adjust amounts fed according to body weight and appetite. Consult with your veterinarian if you have questions. Feed colostrum for the first 24 hours of life, or use an appropriate colostrum replacer as directed by your veterinarian. Always feed fresh, clean water free choice and appropriate high quality creep feed.

CALVES*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

First feeding

 

Feed 3-4 quarts of high-quality colostrum

After colostrum to weaning

2

Calves under 90 lbs - 1-1/2-2 quarts

Calves over 90 lbs - 2-3 quarts

*Offer clean water and high quality starter feed at all times and appropriate high quality creep feed.

LAMBS and GOAT KIDS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

Birth-Day 1

4-6

NONE - Feed Colostrum Only - 1/4-1/2 cup

Day 2-10

4

3/4-1.5 cup

Day 11-weaning

3-4

1-1.5 cup

*Adjust according to body weight and appetite. For pygmy goat smaller amounts will likely be needed. For all lambs and goat kids, offer clean water and high-quality creep or starter feed free choice starting at one week of age. Offer high-quality forage starting at 2-3 weeks of age.

FOALS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

Birth-Day 1

4-8 (every 3-6 hours)

Feed Colostrum Only - 1/2-1 quart

Rest of Week 1

4 (every 6 hours)

1-2 quarts

Week 2

4 (every 6 hours)

1.5-3 quarts

Week 3-4

3

2.5-5 quarts

Week 5

3

2-4 quarts

Week 6-weaning

2

2-4 quarts

*Higher feeding rates are designed for larger foals where maximum growth rate is desired. PONIES SHOULD BE FED AT 1/2 THE LOWEST RATE FOR EACH AGE PERIOD. Begin feeding in small amounts a high-quality foal creep ration and fresh, clean water at all times. Gradually increase feeding rate over time.

LITTERS OF PIGS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Total Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Day

Day 1-5

Free choice

1-2 pints daily per pig

Day 6-10

Free choice

3-5 pints daily per pig

Day 11-15

Free choice

5-8 pints daily per pig

Day 16-21

Free choice

8-12 pints daily per pig

*Feed milk at room temperature in a suitable feeder. Replace with fresh milk daily or more often as needed to prevent spoilage. Offer clean water and high-quality starter feed at all times.

FAWNS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

Birth-Day 4

6-8 (every 3-4 hrs)

NONE-Feed Colostrum Only-2 fluid ounces

Rest of Week 1

8 (every 3 hrs)

2.5 fluid ounces

Week 2

7 (every 3.5 hrs)

3-3.5 fluid ounces

Week 3

6 (every 4 hrs)

4 fluid ounces

Week 4

5 (every 5 hrs)

5 fluid ounces

Week 5

4 (every 6 hrs)

6-7 fluid ounces

Week 6

3

9 fluid ounces

Week 7

3

8-9 fluid ounces

Week 8

3

8 fluid ounces

Week 9

2

10-12 fluid ounces

Week 10

2

9-10 fluid ounces

Week 11

2

8-9 fluid ounces

Week 12

1

12-15 fluid ounces

*Elk calves should be offered about twice the amounts recommended for fawns. Adjust according to body weight and appetite. Offer clean water and high-quality creep or starter feed free choice starting at one week of age. Offer high-quality forage free choice beginning at 2-3 weeks of age. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE - male deer and elk that are bottle-raised should be castrated to prevent dangerous aggressive behavior.

LLAMA CRIAS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

Birth-Day 4

4-6

NONE - Feed Colostrum Only - 3/4-1 cup

Day 5-14

4

1-1/2-2 cups

Week 3-weaning

3

1-1/2-2-1/2 cups

ALPACA CRIAS*

Age of Animal

Feedings per day

Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding

Birth-Day 4

4-6

NONE - Feed Colostrum Only - 1/2-3/4 cup

Day 5-14

4

1-1-1/2 cups

Week 3-weaning

3

1-1/2-2-1/2 cups

*Adjust amounts so that the cria is fed no more than 10-12% of its body weight in milk replacer. Offer clean water and high-quality creep or starter feed free choice starting at one week of age. Offer high-quality forage free choice beginning at 2-3 weeks of age. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE - male crias that are bottle-raised should be castrated to prevent dangerous aggressive behavior. If this is not possible, care should be taken to minimize handling.

Manufactured for: Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products, 1080 County Road F West, Shoreview, MN 55126

Not for Human Consumption.

For additional information on baby animal management, please call Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products at 1-800-618-6455.

www.lolmilkreplacer.com

© 2017 Land O’Lakes Inc.

LAND O LAKES and ProNurse are registered trademarks of Land O’Lakes Inc., Arden Hills, MN USA.

This product was made in a feed manufacturing facility that does not handle or store products containing animal proteins prohibited in ruminant feed.

Net Weight

Product#

 

8 lbs. (3.63 kg)

1466400-135

BA46 09/17

CPN: 1038037.0

LAND O'LAKES, INC.
Animal Milk Products Company

P.O. BOX 64404, MS5170, ST. PAUL, MN, 55164-0404
Telephone:   800-618-6455
Fax:   651-494-5040
Website:   www.lolmilkreplacer.com
Email:   animalmilk@landolakes.com
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