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Fresh Cow Program
CALF PROGRAM

The Van Beek SureStart Calf Program
provides the nutritional supplements necessary to maintain the calf's immune system during this crucial time. Each product plays an important role from providing vitamins and minerals to assisting with GI health. Keep your calves healthy by choosing the Van Beek Natural Science SureStart Calf Program

Products in the Program:

CalviDrops provides vitamins and trace minerals that are essential to proper calf growth and development.

• Vitamins maintain the immune system
• Vitamin E helps fight against muscular weakness
• Provides trace minerals which often are deficient in cases of anemia
• Sodium Propionate promotes the early development of ruminant tufts

CalviRanch is formulated for calves to help maintain normal GI tract function.

• The active ingredients maintain a normal GI environment
• Pectin fibers assist in the digestive process
• Enzymes provide the calf with live bacteria for the GI tract
• DFMs provide the calf with live bacteria for the GI tract

CalviPro supplies the listed DFMs, enzymes, vitamins and minerals to support nutritional levels in calves.

• DFMs provide the calf with live bacteria for the GI tract
• Enzymes assist in breaking down feed into nutrients required for growth and production
• Vitamins and minerals provide energy and promote optimum health

CalviVault supplies the listed DFMs, enzymes, vitamins and minerals to support calves during challenges.

• DFMs provide the calf with live bacteria for the GI tract
• Enzymes assist in breaking down feed into nutrients required for growth and production
• Egg product maintains immune system
• Vitamins and minerals provide energy and promote optimum health

Tri-Pectate should be fed for symptoms of calf scours to maintain a normal GI environment.

• Pectin fibers assist in the digestive process

 

CalviLyte is an electrolyte that rehydrates and supplies key ingredients to support nutritional levels in calves. 

• Electrolytes assist the calf with replenishing fluid loss and restoring acid/base balance in the tissues 
• Maltodextrin is an easily digested source of energy which encourages nutritional balance
• Egg product maintains immune system
• DFMs provide the calf with live bacteria for the GI tract

 

SureStart Program #1

Product

Amount

When to Give

CalviDrops

2 capsules

Day 1

CalviVault

2 capsules

Day 1/ day before weaning or moving to group pens

CalviRanch

0.12 oz - 0.25 oz /feeding

Day 1 - Day 14

CalviPro

3 - 5 g / feeding

Day 1 - Weaning

Thermocal Neutralizer

3 - 5 lbs

Spread on ground in hutches - weekly or daily for wet hutches

 

 

SureStart Program #2

Product

Amount

When to Give

CalviDrops

2 capsules

Day 1

CalviVault

2 capsules

Day 1 / day before weaning or moving to group pens

CalviRanch

0.12oz - 0.25oz / feeding

Day 1 - Day 14

CalviPro

2 g / feeding

Day 1 - Weaning

Thermocal Neutralizer

3 - 5 lbs

Spread on ground in hutches - weekly or daily for wet hutches

 

 

SureStart Program #3

Product

Amount

When to Give

CalviDrops

1 capsule

Day 1

CalviVault

1 capsule

Day 1

CalviPro

2 g / feeding

Day 1 - Weaning

Thermocal Neutralizer

3 - 5 lbs

Spread on ground in hutches - weekly or daily for wet hutches

 

 

When Problems Arise

Product

Amount

When to Give

Tri-Pectate

1 tube or 2 capsules

First sign of scours / repeat after 12 hours if needed

CalviLyte
(electrolyte)

5.3 oz mix in water

Within 1 hour after milking feeding for weather challenge, scours or hydration

CalviDrops

2 capsules

When calf is listless or sick / with antibiotics

CalviVault

2 capsules

When call is listless or sick / with antibiotics

 

Thermocal Neutralizer is a non-toxic soft calcium used for barnlime application.

• Odor reduction
• Moisture absorbtion
• Manure enrichment
• All-natural and OMRI listed

 

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