VitalTrunk as whole milk supplement for calves
VitalTrunk for the whole milk supplement: Calves have a high requirement for vitamins and trace elements in the early growth phase, which is not sufficiently covered by whole milk drinks. Therefore, we recommend that you compensate the low active ingredient content of whole milk with the whole milk supplement, VitalTrunk. Especially in the sensitive rearing phase, the immune system of the young animals is strengthened.
VitalTrunk as electrolyte drink for calves
Diarrhoeal diseases are a common problem in calf rearing. The resulting loss of water and electrolytes can quickly lead to the death of the animal due to blood acidification. In addition to vitamins and trace elements, VitalTrunk also contains important electrolytes that compensate for the loss of sodium, potassium and chloride. In addition, the glucose contained in the product provides the calf with quickly available energy. It is important to continue the supply of milk or milk replacer as usual. At least two litres of the electrolyte drinks should be given between meals.
|Electrolyte contents per litre of finished electrolyte solution|
VitalTrunk as calving drink for your cows
Calving is a critical period for the dairy cow, as the hormonal balance and metabolism change during this phase. At the same time, the birth is accompanied by a high loss of water. In order to now support the cow’s metabolism and to compensate for the loss of fluid in good time, we recommend offering 500 g of VitalTrunk in 20 litres of warm water as a calving drink directly after calving. The dairy cow should then be offered fresh water as desired.
You might be interested in the following contents:
Calf rearing made easy
Optimum calf rearing has a positive effect on the development and performance of the later dairy herd and thus forms the basis for successful dairy farming. Read more about it in this article.
Rules for managing the birth of your calf
How is the calf doing from the moment it’s born? It hardly has any energy reserves and enters an outside world populated by germs. Read here more about care taking while and after birth of a calf!