A skim based calf milk for feeding calves milk once-a-day.
Low heat skim milk is used to ensure the milk forms a curd in the calf’s stomach and is slowly released throughout the day. High heat skim or whey are released within 90 minutes of feeding and are not ideal for feeding once-a-day.
- Contains buttermilk which reduces stomach upsets and feed refusals as it acts as an emulsifier enhancing fat breakdown and it contains a lactic acid flavour. Additionally, it can reduce rotavirus infectivity.
- Contains a blend of oils which increases digestibility of fat for the calf; it is important to have a good mix of short, medium and long chained fatty acids. Additionally, it contains a blend of Omega 6:3 that enhances calf ability to combat pneumonia.
- Significantly reduces labour and cost associated with calf rearing. It also makes more time for stockmanship and makes the daily workload more flexible.
- Highly digestible
- Excellent performance in young calves
- Easy mixing and very palatable
- Boosted immunity
|Protein||Minimum 20% (milk proteins)|
|Fat||17% blend of 6 oils for maximum digestibility and boosted immunity|
|Crude fibre||Maximum 0.07%|
Help and Advice
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