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Feed Supplement for Beef
and Dairy Cattle

Cal Caps are essential for cow health and performance post-calving. Cal Caps promote optimum health for freshening cows by providing calcium, magnesium, niacin, vitamin B12 and vitamin D3.

Features & Benefits:

Three Types of Calcium

  • Provides calcium for cows experiencing a deficiency

Thermocal

  • A unique hot-water formed calcium carbonate that is soft, white and readily available to the animal

  • Provides a buffer so nutrients are better utilized from feed

  • Sustained release for long lasting calcium absorption

Calcium Propionate

  • Moderate calcium release for normal calcium absorption

Calcium Sulfate

  • Moderate calcium release for normal calcium absorption

Niacin

  • Promotes optimum health for cows post-calving

  • May assist the liver in lowering NEFA (none-esterified fatty acids) levels 

Magnesium

  • Works with & compliments calcium absorption

  • Promotes optimum health for freshening cows 

Vitamin B12

  • Promotes optimum feed intake

Vitamin D3

  • Works with & compliments calcium absorption

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

REGULAR NUTRITIONAL NEED: 
Feed 4 to 5 capsules pre or post calving.
(1 capsule = 11 grams calcium)
Repeat if necessary.

FOR BEST RESULTS: 
Use complete Fresh Cow Program.

 

 

Available Sizes:
Capsule Size: 1.17 oz (33 g)

40 count jar
300 count pail

SKU# 604005
SKU# 604118

Thermocal Chart

Click to View Calcium Solubility Chart

 


CALCAPS DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD:

Calcium DMI

1) Grummer, Ric R. Optimization of Transition Period Energy Status for Improved Health and Reproduction, 2006.
2) According to a study by M. M. Pickett and G. A. Varga, Professor of animal Science at Penn State. 2003.

 

Many metabolic changes occur as the dairy cow approaches parturition. Dairy cattle experience a negative energy balance because of a reduction in dry matter intake (DMI) and the increasing nutrient demand by the growing fetus.1 As DMI is decreases, Calcium intake is also significantly reduced and the cow can become calcium deficient. Cows with Calcium deficiency have a greater chance to develop ketosis, milk fever, metritis, mastitis, displaced abomasum, and social issues.