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Sav-A-Caf KCAL for Calves

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Sav-A-Caf KCAL for Calves

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Manufacturer: Milk Products

ENERGY SUPPLEMENT FOR HERD REPLACEMENT CALVES

100% Instantized for Easy Mixing

Energy supplement to be mixed with calf milk replacer or whole milk and fed to pre-weaned herd replacement calves to increase the caloric density of the diet during periods of cold weather or other stress.

Sav-A-Caf KCAL for Calves Caution

Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children.

GUARANTEED ANALYSIS

Crude Protein, min

7.00%

Crude Fat, min

60.00%

Crude Fiber, max

0.15%

Acid Detergent Fiber, max

0.15%

Calcium, min

0.20%

Calcium, max

0.40%

Phosphorus, min

0.25%

Selenium, min

0.02 ppm

INGREDIENTS

Animal fat (preserved with BHA, BHT, citric acid and ethoxyquin), dried whey, dried whey protein concentrate, lethicin. Rev. 0209.

MIXING & FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

The enclosed plastic scoop holds approximately 1 ounce (28.35 grams) of K-Cal for Calves powder by weight. Add 1-2 ounces of dry K-Cal powder to 2 quarts (1.89 liters) of warm (110°-120° F) whole milk or reconstituted, nutritionally complete calf milk replacer. Mix thoroughly with a wire whisk. Adjust the addition rate based on outside temperature and calf exposure to environmental stresses. Feed this mixture twice daily or at normal feeding intervals. For a large number of calves, add 10-20 ounces (2.5-5 standard kitchen cups) of K-Cal powder to 5 gallons of warm (110°-120° F) whole milk or reconstituted calf milk replacer and mix thoroughly. Adjust addition rate and feed as described above for a single calf.

CALF MANAGEMENT TIPS

NEWBORN CALF CARE

Remove bottle calves immediately after birth to a clean, well-bedded area away from the mother. Dry the calf, and then saturate the umbilical cord in a 7% iodine solution. Feed colostrum as soon as possible after the calf is born.

COLOSTRUM HANDLING & FEEDING

Clean the cow’s udder thoroughly and collect colostrum into a clean container. Chill excess colostrum promptly to slow bacterial growth. Discard colostrum that is contaminated with blood, manure or chunky material. Refrigerate colostrum for up to 1 week, freeze for up to 6 months. Warm cold colostrum gently over a warm water bath and do not microwave (excessive heat can damage the proteins).

Feed colostrum to the calf in a nipple bottle, or use an esophageal tube feeder if the calf will not drink voluntarily. Continue to feed colostrum for the first day of life, and then transition to calf milk replacer on day 2. If high-quality colostrum is in short supply, feed Sav-A-Caf® Colostrum Supplement.

FEEDING MILK REPLACER DURING COLD WEATHER

Mix and feed calf milk replacer twice daily as directed, at regular feeding times. Feed liquids at body temperature, 95° F - 100° F. Calves in unheated housing may need additional dietary energy when the temperature drops below 40° F. Add K-Cal for Calves Energy Supplement as directed to boost calorie content of milk and provide additional nutrients. For extreme cold temperatures, consider adding a third milk replacer feeding mid-day. Calves younger than 1 month old are most susceptible to cold stress. Make sure calves have access to a clean, dry shelter that is draft-free. A wet calf chills easily.

CALF STARTER & WATER

Fresh, clean water and high-quality calf starter should be available to the calf free choice at all times beginning on day 2 or 3. Feed and water pails should be dumped and scrubbed regularly.

SCOURS & PNEUMONIA IN CALVES

For calves with scours (diarrhea), add 1 to 2 feedings of Sav-A-Caf® Electrolytes Plus in between milk replacer feedings to help maintain hydration. If your calf is showing signs of pneumonia or other respiratory disease, consult with your veterinarian. Consider switching normal milk replacer to Sav-A-Caf® Scours & Pneumonia Treatment for 7 to 14 days to treat bacterial scours and pneumonia.

NOTE: Dehydration from scours or other stress can be very serious. Contact your veterinarian if symptoms do not improve within a few days, or if the calf becomes visibly dehydrated.

WEANING

Most healthy calves can be weaned from milk replacer at 8 to 12 weeks of age, if they are consuming at least 2 pounds of calf starter daily. Do not offer hay or other forage until after the calf is weaned from milk replacer.

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

Manufactured by: Milk Products LLC, P.O. Box 150, Chilton, WI 53014

8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST

ww.savacaf.com

Net Weight

Product code

 

4 x 8 lbs. (3.63 kg)

01-7432

PV 141

CPN: 1898025.0

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 KCAL for Calves 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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