Calf Oral Electrolytes

$52.73$152.09 incl. GST

Calf Oral Electrolytes are available as 1.8kg, 3.6kg and 8kg pack sizes.

Animal Health Direct Limited Calf Electrolyte is fast acting free flowing formulation of electrolyte salts easily dissolved in water. Designed to assist with treatment for calves which are scouring as a result of bacterial, viral or nutritional causes.

Can also be used for lambs and goat kids.

Nil withholding period.


Each dose of AHD Calf Oral Electrolytes solution, when made up as per instructions, contains Electrolytes, Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Energy Glucose, Amino Acids, Glycine, Alkalising agents and Citrate* refer to tech support sheet for exact quantities.

* Citrate is a bicarbonate precursor, reducing problems associated with a high pH in the abomasum seen when bicarbonate alone is used as an alkalising agent.

Directions and usage:

Dissolve 80g of electrolyte powder in 2 litres of clean water.

Scouring Calves

Day 1 give 2 litres of the electrolyte solution, mixed as directed, three times daily. Total of 6 litres (240g of electrolyte salts)
Day 2 give 2 litres of the electrolyte solution, mixed as directed, twice daily. Total of 4 litres (160g of electrolyte salts)
Day 3 give 1 litre of the electrolyte solution, mixed as directed and one litre of milk or milk replacer. Separate feeding of electrolyte and milk or milk replacer by a minimum of 15 minutes, (Preferably by 4 hours)

1. Administer Electrolytes to calves using a suitable oral dosing tube or bottle.
2. Once prepared, discard unused solution after 24 hours.
3. Do not use electrolyte solution to dilute milk. Diluted milk does not form a clot and may itself induce scours.
4. If withholding milk or milk replacer, reintroduce gradually over a period of 1 to 2 days.
5. Consult your veterinarian if the condition persists.
6. Read instructions and precautions on product label.

Dosage for Lambs/Goat Kids:
Based on a 4kg body weight is 8g to 200ml water.

Store in a cool dry place and always close container tightly after use. Protect from moisture and atmosphere. Keep out of reach of children.

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