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Nutritional Milk for Horse & Foal

Lambs, Kids, Cria, Piglets, calves, fawns

Feeding Guide

Newborn - Weaned

Animal Milk Replacer

As a milk replacer Di-Vetelact Original fulfils the vital nutritional requirements of newborn farm animals that have been rejected, orphaned or early weaned. It contains essential amino acids and fatty acids necessary to help with tissue growth and supplies  vitamins and minerals  in a purposeful nutrient profile to ensure animals reach their maximum potential.

Di-Vetelact Original is also beneficial as a support to mothers milk for non thriving animals needing supplemental feeds.

Directions for Feeding
Animal Milk Replacer

30 mL daily: per 100g body weight
60 mL daily: per 200g body weight
150 mL daily: per 500g body weight
250 mL daily: per 1kg body weight
450 mL daily: per 2kg body weight
750 mL daily: per 5kg body weight
1400 mL daily: per 10g body weight
2600 mL daily: per 20kg body weight
5000 mL daily: per 50kg body weight

The daily feeding amount should be divided into equal portions for each feeding.

Young and/or weak infants should be fed every 3 to 4 hours. Older animals can fed every 8 hours. Weigh daily to assure adequate feeding. Consult your veterinarian for additional advice

*All babies should receive their mother’s milk for at least 2 days, if possible. The early colostrum milk helps with immunity due to its high concentration of the antibodies IgA and IgG which protect against viruses and bacteria. If mother’s milk was not possible, speak to your vet about a colostrum supplement

Weaned - Adult

Nutritional Supplement
To Support Growth & Development

Di-Vetelact Original is recommended as a supplement to ensure the best start and sustain the nutritional needs of your young animal while it grows.

It contains complete, balanced nutrition for ongoing growth and development. And is also beneficial when transitioning your animal from mum to a new home.

Supplies calming, stabilising and nurturing nutrients beneficial for entering a new environment, travel, and training. It supports good health, and the development of a good temperament in your animal.

Directions for Feeding
Growth and Development Support

10-50 mL daily: per 0-5kg
50-100 mL daily: per 5-10kg
100-200 mL daily: per 10-20kg
200-300 mL daily: per 20-30kg
300-500 mL daily: per 30-50kg
100 mL daily per 10kg: per 50kg+

Let the animal take as much as it needs.

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Nutritional Supplement
To Support Optimum Health

Recommended as a nutritional supplement, Di-Vetelact Original supplies sulphur containing amino acids, cysteine and methionine, producing a glossy and luscious coat. It contains tryptophan and tyrosine to assist in calming and focus whilst performing.

Directions for Feeding
Optimum Health Support


10-50 mL daily: per 0-5kg
50-100 mL daily: per 5-10kg
100-200 mL daily: per 10-20kg
200-300 mL daily: per 20-30kg
300-500 mL daily: per 30-50kg
100 mL daily per 10kg: per 50kg+

Let the animal take as much as it needs.

Pre-Natal / Pregnant / Lactating

Nutritional Supplement

Di-Vetelact Original is recommended as a nutritional supplement. Helpful prior to and then during pregnancy as it supports the animals increased need for calories, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals for healthy foetal development. Proper nutritional management of the mother during late gestation will give her babies the best start in life.

Di-Vetelact Original is also supportive for the mother throughout lactation for the energy requirements essential to support optimal milk production, supply and nutrients required by her young.

Directions for Feeding
Pre-Natal / Pregnant / Lactating
  Support

10-50 mL daily: per 0-5kg
50-100 mL daily: per 5-10kg
100-200 mL daily: per 10-20kg
200-300 mL daily: per 20-30kg
300-500 mL daily: per 30-50kg
100 mL daily per 10kg: per 50kg+

Let the animal take as much as she needs.

Healthy Ageing

Nutritional Supplement

As a nutritional supplement, Di-Vetelact Original supports ageing animals with its protective antioxidants and amino acid protein building blocks. These ensure continued muscle development, repair and maintenance.

Its’ anti-inflammatory properties also promote a healthy digestive tract ensuring a continued supply of vital nutrients to promote health and wellbeing.

Directions for Feeding
Healthy Ageing Support

10-50 mL daily: per 0-5kg
50-100 mL daily: per 5-10kg
100-200 mL daily: per 10-20kg
200-300 mL daily: per 20-30kg
300-500 mL daily: per 30-50kg
100 mL daily per 10kg: per 50kg+

Let the animal take as much as it needs.

Convalescence and Recovery

Nutritional Supplement

As a nourishing whole food or ongoing nutritional supplement, Di-Vetelact Original contains all the essential amino acids necessary for tissue repair and healing when animals have been through an operation or illness.

It provides added nutrition, vitamins and minerals for recuperation.

Directions for Feeding
Convalescence and Recovery Support

120mL approximately of prepared liquid Di-Vetelact® Original per 10kg body weight daily. Divided into 4 feeds

Let your animal drink as much as it needs at this time

Goat and goat kid

Preparation of Di-Vetelact Milk

Directions :

  • Use the 20mL Di-Vetelact® scoop supplied = 9 grams powder.
  • Add 1 scoop to 60mL of warm water.
  • For 1 Litre : add 15 scoops,135g to 900mL.

Ensure water has been pre-boiled and is cooled to approximately 40ºC. Mix together well to form a smooth milk consistency. Always shake or stir vigorously before feeding to evenly distribute nutrients.

Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 24 hours.

Bottle feeding: Any milk remaining in the bottle should be discarded after the feed.Bowl feeding: Any milk remaining in the bowl should be discarded after 2 hours. Ensure bowl is cleaned well.

Serving :

  1. Feed orphan and early weaned infants (0-6 weeks) with sterilised teat and bottle.
  2. Once 6 weeks, feed from a saucer or bowl to encourage lapping.
  3. For animals not inclined to lap milk, mix Di-Vetelact Original milk or paste into their food. Or, sprinkle powder over their meal as a delicious topper. Always ensure plenty of drinking water is available.

Storage :

Sealed container should be stored in a cool dry place. Once opened keep sealed when not in use and for best results use within 1 month of opening.

Benefits of Di-Vetelact

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Silky smooth, easy to mix formula

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Natural food grade ingredients

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