Essential nutrition + Probiotics for newborn animals. Opti-gut is a blend of natural ingredients, including both contents of the yeast cell and probiotic bacteria. Together, these ingredients help control harmful bacteria and support the population of good bacteria in the the digestive tract.
Nurtures 9 different species:
- Goat Kids
- Elk Calves
- Baby Pigs
Available in 1-lb bag.
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|Vitamin A||Min||50,000 IU/lb|
|Vitamin D3||Min||10,000 IU/lb|
|Vitamin E||Min||200 IU/lb|
|Ascorbic Acid||Min||200 mg/lb|
|Vitamin B12||Min||0.10 mg/lb|
|Total Microorganisms||Min||2.25 x 109 CFU/lb|
Using the enclosed scoop* (level full), add Colostrum Supplement powder to warm (110° F) water according to the table below and mix thoroughly. For best mixing, sprinkle the powder onto the water and mix with a wire whisk. Always mix Colostrum Supplement solution as needed for immediate feeding.
|Animal||Scoops (Level Full) of Colostrum Supplement Powder||Amount of Water|
|Calf||Contents of 1 Full Bag||2 quarts (64 fl oz)|
|Lamb or Goat Kid||2||1 cup (8 fl oz)|
|Foal||2||1 cup (8 fl oz)|
|Baby Pig||1||1/2 cup (4 fl oz)|
|Llama or Alpaca Cria||2||1 cup (8 fl oz)|
|Fawn or Elk Calf||2||1 cup (8 fl oz)|
*The enclosed scoop (level full) holds about 1 oz. of powder by weight. Periodically weigh a filled scoop to assure accuracy.
Feed Colostrum Supplement solution the first day of life as outlined below. Intake of colostrum is very important. If you have difficulty getting the animal to consume colostrum, contact your veterinarian promptly.
|Animal||Number of Feedings On First Day ***||Colostrum Supplement Solution Per Feeding|
|Calf||2||2 to 4 quarts|
|Lamb or Goat Kid**||4||2 to 4 fl oz|
|Foal||6||8 to 10 fl oz|
|Baby Pig||6||1 fl oz|
|Llama Cria||6||4 to 6 fl oz|
|Alpaca Cria||6||3 to 4 fl oz|
|Fawn||8||2 fl oz|
|Elk Calf||8||4 fl oz|
**For pygmy/dwarf breed goat kids, use half the amounts for Colostrum Supplement solution shown above as a guideline.
***Evenly space the recommended number of feedings within a 24 hour period.