Electrolytes Plus Energy

A Calf Supplement Providing Electrolytes and Energy

Dextrose

  • Provides calf with needed energy
  • Allows for faster absorption of electrolytes and water
  • Improves flavor

Sodium

  • Creates a synergistic effect with glucose, water and electrolytes
  • Essential electrolytes for normal body functions

Bicarbonate

  • Aids in the correction of metabolic acidosis
  • Aids in the absorption of potassium

Sodium Citrate

  • Enhances the absorption of water and electrolytes
  • Corrects the pH balance of the gut

Kaolin

  • Provides protective coating to the stomach
  • Protects the villi from further damage
  • Absorbs toxins
  • Aids in the calf's recovery

Potassium Chloride

  • Essential electrolyte for normal body function

Feeding Directions

Prevention

Mix three heaping scoops (32 grams/scoop) of Electrolytes Plus Energy with two quarts of warm water. Feed once a day per calf. Feed milk replacer per milk replacer schedule.

By Moderate Need of Electrolyte Fluids

Mix three heaping scoops of Electrolytes Plus Energy with two quarts of warm water. Feed two times a day per calf. Feed milk replacer at half the recommended level.

By Severe Need of Electrolyte Fluids

Mix three heaping scoops of Electrolytes Plus Energy with two quarts of warm water. Feed two quarts of solution per feeding, four times a day per calf. Use Electrolytes Plus Energy as the only source of feed for up to two days. Return to milk feeding by offering a reduced amount of milk at first and building back to full quantity during a 2-4 day period, gradually replacing the Electrolyte solution with milk as follows:

Day 1 and 2

Feed according to severe need of Electrolytes

Day 3 and 4

Feed according to the moderate need recommendation

Day 5

Feed according to the prevention recommendation