Sav-A-Lam® Milk Replacer

Sav-A-Lam® is a milk replacer to be fed to lambs from the second day of life through weaning. May also be used as a dry feed supplement for lambs and sheep.

  • Formulated specifically to meet the nutritional needs of lambs.
  • High energy formula with restricted lactose and no added copper.
  • All-milk protein formula for optimal digestibility and growth.
  • Naturally acidified to help regulate intake and support digestive health.
  • Fortified with all essential vitamins and minerals.
  • Specially formulated for warm bottle-feeding or cold free-choice feeding, works well in automatic feeders.
  • Designed to produce Magic Crystals for Easy Mixing®.

Product Sizes

  • 4lb Pouch
  • 8lb Pouch
  • 25lb Bag

Guaranteed
Analysis

  • Crude protein, min
    23.00%
  • Crude fat, min
    30.00%
  • Crude fiber, max
    0.15%
  • Calcium, min
    0.60%
  • Calcium, max
    1.10%
  • Phosphorus, min
    0.70%
  • Sodium, min
    0.60%
  • Sodium, max
    1.10%
  • Selenium, min
    0.3 ppm
  • Vitamin A, min
    20,000 IU/lb
  • Vitamin D3, min
    5,000 IU/lb
  • Vitamin E, min
    100 IU/lb

Ingredients

  • Dried whey protein concentrate, animal fat (preserved with BHA, BHT, citric acid and ethoxyquin), dried whey product, dried whey, calcium propionate (preservative), citric acid (preservative), dicalcium phosphate, L-lysine, calcium carbonate, DL-methionine, sodium silico aluminate, artificial flavor, vitamin E supplement, maltodextrin, ferrous sulfate, lecithin, ethoxylated mono-diglycerides, propylene glycol, manganese sulfate, choline chloride, zinc sulfate, vitamin A supplement, maganese sulfate, ascorbic acid, mineral oil, sodium selenite, niacin supplement, biotin, vitamin D3 supplement, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B12 supplement, menadione sodium bisulfate complex (source of vitamin K activity), riboflavin supplement, folic acid, thiamine mononitrate, cobalt sulfate, pyroxidine hydrochloride.

Mixing Directions

Please see the following table for feeding instructions. Add 1 level enclosed cup of dry Sav-A-Lam® Milk Replacer powder to 1 pint (2 cups) of warm (115-120° F) water and mix thoroughly with a wire whisk. The enclosed up holds approximately 4 ounces by weight (113 grams) of dry powder, equal in volume to a standard measuring cup. Feed the reconstituted milk replacer solution at about 90-100° F if feeding by bottle. If feeding free choice, chill the mixed milk replacer solution to help prevent over-consumption, and provide fresh solution daily.

Feeding Directions

Age of Lamb        Feedings per Day              Cups of Mixed Milk Replacer per Feeding Total Cups of Mixed Milk Replacer Daily
0 to 24 hours   6  COLOSTRUM
¼ to 1/2 Cup
COLOSTRUM
1-1/2 to 3 cups
2 to 4 days 4 to 6  ½ cup milk replacer 2 to 3 cups milk replacer
5 to 14 days 4 ¾ to 1 cup milk replacer 3 to 4 cups milk replacer
15 to 30 days 3 1-1/2 cups milk replacer 4-1/2 cups milk replacer
30 days to weaning 2 2 cups milk replacer 4 cups milk replacer

Important: Individual lambs vary in requirements. Adjust the amount of powder and/or liquid milk replacer fed according to the lamb’s body weight and appetite, the environmental conditions and your own good judgment. When in question about nutrition requirements please consult with your veterinarian or animal nutritionist.

Directions for Use as a Dry Powder Supplement

Sav-A-Lam® Milk Replacer may be top-dressed or mixed into grain, dry starter feed, or creep feed to encourage feed intake during the weaning period for lambs, or to provide supplemental nutrients to stressed or under-conditioned sheep. Mix 2 dry ounces (1/2 kitchen cup) into 1 pound of fresh dry feed daily. Discard any unconsumed dry feed each day to help prevent spoilage. Mix 2 dry ounces (1/2 kitchen cup) into 1 pound of fresh dry feed daily. Discard any unconsumed dry feed each day to help avoid spoilage.

Storage

Refrigerate unused Sav-A-Lam® Milk Replacer solution immediately after mixing. Reheat gently over warm water and mix thoroughly before feeding. Do not microwave or freeze the solution. Discard unused refrigerated Sav-A-Lam® solution after 24 hours.

Store dry Sav-A-Lam® powder in a tightly closed container in a cool, dry place, and use within 6 months of manufacture whenever possible. Shelf life may be extended by freezing the dry powder in an airtight container.

 

 

Sav-A-Lam® and Magic Crystals for Easy Mixing® are registered trademarks of Milk Products LLC.

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