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1-G Calf Tech Sheet

Microbial Feed Additive for Calves

Contains a source of live, naturally occurring bacteria

FORMULA 1-G Calf: 1-G Calf contains a proprietary formulation of beneficial and viable Lactic Acid Bacteria. 1-G Calf was developed solely by The Vit-E-Men Co. Inc. based on an extensive research and development program. This ongoing program includes several university experiments and multiple field trials.

CONCENTRATE ANALYSIS: 1-G Calf contains a total of 1 billion cfu per gram of Lactobacillus acidophilus; Enterococcus faecium; Pediococcus pentosaceus; Lactobacillus brevis and Lactobacillus plantarum. When fed according to label directions, 1-G Calf will supply 1 billion cfu per head per day.

INGREDIENTS:  Lactose, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product; dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product; dried Pediococcus pentosaceus fermentation product; dried Lactobacillus brevis fermentation product; dried Lactobacillus plantarum fermentation product; synthetic amorphous precipitated silicon dioxide.

Consult with a The Vit-E-Men Co. Inc. Representative.

  • DAIRY CALVES: 1 gram/hd/day
  • BEEF CALVES: 1 gram/hd/day

STORAGE: Store in cool dry place.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY: The Vit-E-Men Co. Inc. warrants that the product conforms to the label description. Liability of seller shall be limited to the purchase price of the product, which shall be the buyer’s sole remedy.

Promoting a healthier, more RESILIENT and EFFICIENT animal from birth on into the production years

Newborn calf bolus combining 1-G CALF with select, targeted egg proteins.

1-G CALF combined with select, targeted egg proteins to help with the challenges the young calves can face.

Unique Five-strain Combination of Bacteria Delivered in a Patented, Stable Form that Ensures Viability, Consistency and Ease of Use

1-G Calf Plus Bolus

Life Products stabilized, research proven probiotics combined with specific egg proteins targeting key challenges calves are exposed to in the first weeks of life. Recommend one bolus be administered shortly after birth to calves. May also be utilized along with current therapy protocols.

1-G Calf Powder

Life Products stabilized, research proven probiotics designed for milk replacers, pasteurized milk or whole milk programs. Easy on farm feeding or may be add at milk replacer manufacturing. Research trials have shown significant advantages in average daily gains, improved feed efficiency and health parameters.  Recommend feeding daily through weaning.

1-G Calf Plus Powder

Life Products stabilized, research proven probiotics combined with specific egg proteins targeting key challenges calves are exposed to in the first weeks of life.  Recommend feeding daily for the first 14-21 days.

Direct-fed Microbial Effects on Holstein Heifer Calf Performance

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Life Products® Direct-Fed Microbial significantly improved Average Daily Gains over controls of 8.5% to 12.2% and improved Feed Efficiencies of 2.2% to 6.9%. Life Products® Direct-Fed Microbial calves did not show a post-weaning slump maintaining post-weaning Average Daily Gains of 12.7% to 30.1% over controls.

Ensure You are Investing Your Money on Bacteria that will Reach the Digestive Tract Alive

  • 120 Holstein heifer calves were randomly assigned at birth to one of four groups
  • 4 L of colostrum fed after birth
  • Total serum proteins measured between 48-72 hours of age
  • Heifers were fed pasteurized milk twice a day averaging 12.6% solids. (TABLE 1.)
  • Calf starter was offered starting on day 3
  • Milk and starter intakes monitored daily
  • Heifers were weighed at birth, day 28, at weaning – day 50 and day 70

Life Products, Inc.

A Nebraska based agricultural company, has been manufacturing animal probiotics, forage inoculants and livestock health products since 1971. We have been meeting the industries needs with quality, innovative products for livestock backgrounders, cattle feed yards, cow/calf operations, dairy operations, equine, swine, poultry, small ruminants, companion animals, and aquaculture.

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