In the first three weeks of life, calves are vulnerable to stress and disease due to undeveloped immune system and a rapidly changing digestive system.
Taking a biological approach to calf rearing means stimulating the development of a healthy gut microbiome and rumen, supporting the calf to make use of nutrients efficiently and recover naturally from diseases like calf scours.
Biostart Calf is a prebiotic digestive-enhancer that reduces calf scouring by improving milk uptake as well as promoting early rumen development for overall health. Calf is a concentrated blend of enzymes, secondary metabolites fermented from several lactic acid bacteria, prebiotic ingredients and rennet.
Use Calf to:
- Promote rumen function and gut microflora development
- Reduce calf scours
- Reduce ‘digestive stress’ from feed, climate or transport changes
- Improve calf growth and well-being
Calf can be administered as an oral drench or conveniently mixed with whole milk or calf milk replacer, with no withholding period.
After the first three weeks of life and as calves move on to more solid feed, replace Calf with BioStart Ruminant to support rumen function during the transition.