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VITAMILK Omega Gold Feeding guidelines:

VITAMILK Omega Gold is formulated for restricted bucket feeding and automatic milk machines. Mixing: For ‘once a day’ feeding mix 150g powder to make up one litre of milk. For basic ‘twice a day’ feeding mix 125g powder to make up one litre of milk. For standard ‘twice a day’ feeding mix 150g powder to make up one litre of milk. Calves can only be fed milk replacer once a day >28 days of age (point 12 of Annex I to the Calves Welfare Directive 2008/119/EC)

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Temperature: VITAMILK Omega Gold should be mixed with water at 40-42°C to give a constant feeding temperature of 38-40°C. Dissolve the correct weight of powder in ¾ of the amount of warm water, then add more warm or cold water to achieve 40°C. Ensure thorough mixing of powder in warm water. Forage: Fresh, clean straw should be offered at all times to encourage concentrate intake and rumen development. Concentrates: For early rumen development and weaning it is important to offer a specialist dry feed from 4 days of age. The VITA calf starter products are all carefully formulated to encourage rumen development. Weaning: Calves should be weaned when eating 2kg of VITA calf dry feed on 3 consecutive days and are seen to be cudding. Cold Weather: During periods of cold weather, calves should be offered more powder and milk.

For more information about VITAMILK, or the VITA calf range contact your ForFarmers account manager or local merchant.

08457 22 88 53 info.uk@forfarmers.eu www.forfarmers.co.uk

VITAMILK

Omega Gold A high performance calf milk replacer formulated to provide the balanced nutrition that gives: - high growth rates - improved health - maximum bloom and condition


VITAMILK Omega Gold Calf nutrition:

The digestive system of the newborn calf is very sensitive to nutritional changes. VITAMILK Omega Gold offers a well balanced, highly digestible fat and protein level to avoid digestive problems. This ensures the calf has a plentiful supply of energy for survival and protein for growth. Protein (%)

23.0

Oil (%)

18.0

Calf health:

Young calves are vulnerable to infection and disease from birth up to 60 days. The two main diseases that account for over 70% of calf losses are: 1) Calf Scour (diarrhoea) 2) Pneumonia (respiratory) Calf losses can be reduced through good management and correct nutrition. This is especially important in the newborn calf when immunity is at its lowest. Ensuring adequate colostrum and milk powder intake is vital for health and performance.

milk 0

solid feed 7

10

Clostridia E.coli Rotavirus

21 Cryptosporidia Salmonella

Viral & Bacterial Pneumonia Immunity

60 days

VITAMILK Omega Gold Improve calf health and performance:

Care+ is a unique combination of plant extracts and short chain fatty acids. It has been formulated to target specific problems associated with calf rearing: reduce respiratory problems - facilitate easy breathing increase anti-microbial response - reduce the incidence of scour enhance immunity - boost health and growth Care+ works in combination with other specialist ingredients to improve health and performance 1 Lactic acid – lowers the intestinal pH which prevents the growth of harmful micro-organisms. Lactic acid also improves palatability and stability of milk. 2 Omega 3 fatty acids (linseed) – essential long chain fatty acids that enhance the calf immune response and have a beneficial effect on Lactobacillus species (the “good” bacteria in the intestine). 3 MOS (Manno oligosaccharides) - are obtained from yeast cell walls and improve intestinal health and performance. MOS bind to harmful bacteria and are then excreted by the calf leaving a healthier gut. 4 ß glucans - also derived from yeasts, help the calf’s immune system to function more effectively. There are cells within the calf’s gut (macrophages) that ‘eat’ foreign bodies. ß glucans make these cells more active.

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3 4 2


VITAMILK Omega Gold Calf nutrition:

The digestive system of the newborn calf is very sensitive to nutritional changes. VITAMILK Omega Gold offers a well balanced, highly digestible fat and protein level to avoid digestive problems. This ensures the calf has a plentiful supply of energy for survival and protein for growth. Protein (%)

23.0

Oil (%)

18.0

Calf health:

Young calves are vulnerable to infection and disease from birth up to 60 days. The two main diseases that account for over 70% of calf losses are: 1) Calf Scour (diarrhoea) 2) Pneumonia (respiratory) Calf losses can be reduced through good management and correct nutrition. This is especially important in the newborn calf when immunity is at its lowest. Ensuring adequate colostrum and milk powder intake is vital for health and performance.

milk 0

solid feed 7

10

Clostridia E.coli Rotavirus

21 Cryptosporidia Salmonella

Viral & Bacterial Pneumonia Immunity

60 days

VITAMILK Omega Gold Improve calf health and performance:

Care+ is a unique combination of plant extracts and short chain fatty acids. It has been formulated to target specific problems associated with calf rearing: reduce respiratory problems - facilitate easy breathing increase anti-microbial response - reduce the incidence of scour enhance immunity - boost health and growth Care+ works in combination with other specialist ingredients to improve health and performance 1 Lactic acid – lowers the intestinal pH which prevents the growth of harmful micro-organisms. Lactic acid also improves palatability and stability of milk. 2 Omega 3 fatty acids (linseed) – essential long chain fatty acids that enhance the calf immune response and have a beneficial effect on Lactobacillus species (the “good” bacteria in the intestine). 3 MOS (Manno oligosaccharides) - are obtained from yeast cell walls and improve intestinal health and performance. MOS bind to harmful bacteria and are then excreted by the calf leaving a healthier gut. 4 ß glucans - also derived from yeasts, help the calf’s immune system to function more effectively. There are cells within the calf’s gut (macrophages) that ‘eat’ foreign bodies. ß glucans make these cells more active.

1

3 4 2


VITAMILK Omega Gold Feeding guidelines:

VITAMILK Omega Gold is formulated for restricted bucket feeding and automatic milk machines. Mixing: For ‘once a day’ feeding mix 150g powder to make up one litre of milk. For basic ‘twice a day’ feeding mix 125g powder to make up one litre of milk. For standard ‘twice a day’ feeding mix 150g powder to make up one litre of milk. Calves can only be fed milk replacer once a day >28 days of age (point 12 of Annex I to the Calves Welfare Directive 2008/119/EC)

contains

Temperature: VITAMILK Omega Gold should be mixed with water at 40-42°C to give a constant feeding temperature of 38-40°C. Dissolve the correct weight of powder in ¾ of the amount of warm water, then add more warm or cold water to achieve 40°C. Ensure thorough mixing of powder in warm water. Forage: Fresh, clean straw should be offered at all times to encourage concentrate intake and rumen development. Concentrates: For early rumen development and weaning it is important to offer a specialist dry feed from 4 days of age. The VITA calf starter products are all carefully formulated to encourage rumen development. Weaning: Calves should be weaned when eating 2kg of VITA calf dry feed on 3 consecutive days and are seen to be cudding. Cold Weather: During periods of cold weather, calves should be offered more powder and milk.

For more information about VITAMILK, or the VITA calf range contact your ForFarmers account manager or local merchant.

08457 22 88 53 info.uk@forfarmers.eu www.forfarmers.co.uk

VITAMILK

Omega Gold A high performance calf milk replacer formulated to provide the balanced nutrition that gives: - high growth rates - improved health - maximum bloom and condition

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