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Sav-A-Caf Electrolytes Plus

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Sav-A-Caf Electrolytes Plus

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Milk Products

CONCENTRATED NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT

GREAT FOR: Multi-Species All-Ages

A concentrated nutritional supplement formulated for use in pre-weaned calves and veal, foals, lambs, goat kids, baby pigs, llama and alpaca crias, fawns and elk calves from 2 days of age until weaning. Also for use in adult cattle, horses, llamas, alpacas, goats, sheep and pigs. This product contains a source of live (viable) naturally occurring microorganisms.

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

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS

Glycerin, min

2.50%

Salt, min

7.00%

Salt, max

8.40%

Sodium, min

3.00%

Sodium, max

4.00%

Potassium, min

0.32%

Dextrose, min

50.00%

Total Microorganisms,* min

350,000,000 CFU/oz

*Bifidobacterium animalis, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus subtilis, Lactobacillus lactis

INGREDIENTS

Dextrose, salt, glycine, sodium bicarbonate, kaolin, citric acid (preservative), potassium chloride, corn starch, sodium silico aluminate, dried Bifidobacterium animalis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Bacillus licheniformis fermentation product, dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus lactis fermentation product, potassium citrate, artificial flavor, Yellow 6.

MIXING TIPS

Please see the following table for specific mixing and feeding instructions for each animal. Using a standard measuring cup, mix the required amount of Electrolytes Plus powder into warm water and mix thoroughly until completely dissolved. A standard measuring cup holds approximately 6 ounces (170 grams) dry powder by weight, equal in volume to a standard 8 ounce cup.

For best results, do not mix Electrolytes Plus powder into milk or milk replacer. Feed the mixed Electrolytes Plus solution separately, in between normal milk feedings, to provide supplemental fluids and electrolytes. Continue feeding Electrolytes Plus solution for 2 to 3 days, depending on scours severity and degree of dehydration, or as directed by your veterinarian.

NOTE - Dehydration in baby animals can be very serious. If scours worsen or do not improve, animals may require intravenous fluid therapy, contact your veterinarian immediately.

ANIMAL

MIXING & FEEDING DIRECTIONS

CALF

Mix 1 packet of Electrolytes Plus powder into 2 quarts of warm water.

Feed 2 quarts of mixed Electrolytes Plus solution 1-3 times daily in between normal feeding 2-3 days.

FOAL

Mix 1/2 packet (1/2 standard cup) of Electrolytes Plus powder into 1 quart of luke warm water. Offer mixed Electrolytes Plus solution 2 to 3 times daily at a rate on 1 to 2 pints per 100 pounds of body weight.

LAMB, GOAT KID, FAWN, OR ALPACA CRIA

Mix 1/4 packet (1/4 standard cup) of Electrolytes Plus powder into 1 pint of warm water, offer mixed Electrolytes Plus solution at a rate of 4 fluid ounces per 5 pounds of body weight. Based on this recommendation, the following are examples of feeding rates for various body weights:

Animal Weight

Amount of Feed

5 to 8 lbs

4-6 fluid ounces (1/2 to 3/4 cup)

8 to 12 lbs

6-8 fluid ounces (3/4 to 1 cup)

12 to 20 lbs

8-12 fluid ounces (1 to 1-1/2 cups)

Over 20 lbs

12-16 fluid ounces (1-1/2 to 2 cups)

BABY PIG

Mix 1 packet of Electrolytes Plus powder into 2 quarts of lukewarm water. Offer Electrolytes Plus solution free choice for 2-3 days during scouring, weaning, hot or cold weather, transport or other stress.

LLAMA CRIA OR ELK CALF

Mix 1/2 packet (1/2 standard cup) of Electrolytes Plus powder into 1 quart of warm water. Offer mixed Electrolytes Plus solution at a rate of 8 fluid ounces per 15 pounds of body weight. Based on this recommendation, the following are examples of feeding rates for various body weights:

Animal Weight

Amount of Feed

15 to 20 lbs

8-10 fluid ounces (1 to 1-1/4 cups)

20 to 25 lbs

10-12 fluid ounces (1-1/4 to 1-1/2 cups)

25 to 30 lbs

12-14 fluid ounces (1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups)

30 to 45 lbs

16-24 fluid ounces (2 to 3 cups)

45 to 60 lbs

24-32 fluid ounces (3 to 4 cups)

Over 60 lbs

32 fluid ounces (4 cups, 1 quart)

ADULT ANIMALS

Mix Electrolytes Plus solution at a rate of 1/2 packet (3 oz or 1/2 standard cup) per gallon of lukewarm water. Offer mixed Electrolytes Plus solution free choice during stress or transport - offer as the only source of drinking water for 1 hour, 2 to 3 times daily.

MIXING INSTRUCTIONS:

Fill enclosed cup to the bottom of the rim with 6 ounces (170 grams) of Sav-A-Caf® Electrolytes Plus™ powder. Mix into 2 quarts (1.89 liters) of warm water. Stir to dissolve completely. Make fresh solutions daily-do not store.

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS:

Feed mixed Sav-A-Caf® Electrolytes Plus™ from an open pail, nipple pail, or nursing bottle, shake well before feeding. Feed at least two hours after normal milk replacer feeding. For best results, do not mix with milk or milk replacer. It is recommended that you continue twice daily calf milk replacer feedings as normal to help restore fluid balance and maintain body condition.

For calves with mild to moderate scours, dehydration and/or stress, feed 2 quarts (1.89 liters) of mixed Sav-A-Caf® Electrolytes Plus™ 1-3 times daily, spacing feedings evenly between normal milk replacer feedings. Continue for 2-3 days or until scours have stopped and hydration is normal.

Sav-A-Caf Electrolytes Plus Caution

Calves that are severely dehydrated may require intravenous fluid therapy. Do not attempt to feed oral electrolytes to a calf that cannot sit up unassisted. Call your veterinarian immediately.

Not for human consumption.

IMPORTANT:

Individual animals vary in requirements. Adjust amounts according to the animal’s body size and need for supplemental electrolytes. When in question about animal nutrition requirements, please consult with your veterinarian.

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Store dry powder in a tightly closed container in a cool, dry place. Avoid leaving the package open for extended periods of time. Best if used within 24 months of manufacture. Shelf life can be extended by freezing the dry powder in a tightly sealed container.

Visit our website at SavACaf.com for more helpful tips and product information!

Manufactured by: Milk Products LLC, 435 East Main St., P.O. Box 150, Chilton, WI 53014

920-849-2348 M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

www.SavACalf.com

© Copyright 2014, 2016 Milk Products LLC

Sav-A-Caf® is a registered trademark of Milk Products, LLC.

Net Weight

 

Product code

 

18 x 6 oz (170 gm)

 

01-7408-0264

BC94 Rev. 1114

4 x 6 lbs (2.72 kg)

 

01-7408-0216

BA43 Rev. 1014

4 x 10 lb (4.54 kg)

 

01-7408-0321

PV083 Rev. 1114

PV201 Rev. 1114

25 lb (11.33 kg)

 

01-7408-0595

PV118 Rev. 1114

PV200 Rev. 1114

50 lbs. (22.67 kg)

PROVIDES 133 CALF FEEDINGS

55-7408-0150

PV160 Rev 060316

CPN: 1898022.0

MILK PRODUCTS LLC
435 EAST MAIN ST., P.O. BOX 150, CHILTON, WI, 53014
Toll-Free:   1-800-657-0793
Website:   www.milkproductsinc.com
    www.CalfSolutions.com
    www.savacaf.com
Order Desk:   customerservice@milkproductsinc.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Sav-A-Caf Electrolytes Plus information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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