Foals First® Milk Replacer Powder

A highly-digestible foal milk replacer for orphan or rejected foals. It contains the highest quality milk ingredients, vitamins and minerals for healthy growth and development.

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Foals First Milk Replacer

Features and Benefits

  • Free-choice bucket feeding, on demand, makes raising an orphan easy
  • Nutritionally-balanced and fortified to meet the nutrient demands of the young, growing foal
  • Contains ‘all milk ingredients’ for easy digestion
  • Slightly acidified to help reduce the risk of over-consumption
  • Easy to mix and feed
  • Provide at room temperature for convenience
  • 22 lb. bucket

 

Tips on Feeding the Orphan or Rejected Foal

  • Provide the colostrum to the orphan or rejected foal before offering the milk powder in solution
  • It is best to provide Foals First® Milk Replacer powder in solution, in a bucket for the foal to drink
  • However, if a nipple is used to get the foal to drink the colostrum and begin to drink the milk, make sure the opening is at least ½” wide to assure adequate colostrum and milk flow
  • Never force the foal’s head into a bucket
  • The bucket should be a contrasting color to the wall to make it easy for the foal to find

 

 

Guaranteed Analysis

CRUDE PROTEIN     min. 21.0% VITAMIN D                      min. 800 IU/LB 
LYSINE                      min. 1.8% VITAMIN E                      min. 140 IU/LB
CRUDE FAT               min. 14.0% METHIONINE + CYSTEINE   min. 0.6%
CRUDE FIBER           max. 0.4% THERONINE                   min. 1.0%
CALCIUM       min. 0.8%.   max. 1.2% TRYPTOPHAN                min. 0.34%
PHOSPHOROUS       min. 0.7% ADF                                 max. 0.3%
COPPER                     min. 30 ppm NDF                                 max. 0.4%
ZINC                           min. 140 ppm OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS    min. 0.24%
SELENIUM                  min. 0.3 ppm OMEGA 6 FATTY ACIDS    min. 1.4%
VITAMIN A                   min. 800 IU/LB  

 

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Ingredients

Dried Whey, Dried Skimmed Milk, Dried Whey Protein Concentrate, Condensed Whey, Mono and Di-glycerides of Oil, Vegetable Oil (preserved with mixed tocopherols), Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Preserved with Citric Acid, Hydrated Sodium Silica Aluminate, Calcium Iodate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Zinc Proteinate, Copper Chloride, Manganese Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Niacin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Biotin, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Selenite, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Choline Chloride, Natural Flavors

 

Introducing the Foal to Milk

  • Initially, on day one, warm milk slightly to encourage consumption
  • Using a shallow plastic bowl, raise the bowl to the foal’s muzzle while they are sucking your finger
  • Slowly remove your finger after they begin to drink
  • Repeat until the foal is drinking from the bowl on their own
  • Once the foal learns to drink from the bowl, put the milk into a small bucket and hang it securely on the wall at their shoulder height
  • From this point forward, mix powder with tap (cool) water to limit over consumption

 

Day 1 - Start of Feeding

On day one you should start with only half the recommended daily consumption from the chart below, increasing the amount of milk by ½ gallon (2 quarts) per day until the full recommended intake amount is reached. If the foal is still hungry, offer Foals First® Starter & Creep pellets in separate feeder.

 

Mixing Directions

Use enclosed cup. Stir recommended amounts of Foals First® Milk powder and recommended water amounts together until completely mixed. To estimate how much milk the foal should consume each day, refer to the chart. Example: A foal that will mature to 1,000 pounds will drink 4 gallons of milk per day, 2 gallons in the morning and 2 gallons in the evening.

 

 

Recommended Mixing and Daily Feeding Amounts
A.M. Foals First® Milk Replacer Feeding

Body Wt. of Mare or Expected Mature Wt. of Foal Foals First® Milk Powder in Water Water Amount
250 lb. mare 1 enclosed cup or 1/2 lb. 1/2 gallon (2 quarts)
500 lb. mare 2 enclosed cups or 1 lb. 1 gallon
1,000 lb. mare 4 enclosed cups or 2 lbs. 2 gallons
1,500 lb. mare 6 enclosed cups or 3 lbs. 3 gallons
2,000 lb. mare 8 enclosed cups or 4 lbs. 4 gallons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.M. Foals First® Milk Replacer Feeding

Body Wt. of Mare or Expected Mature Wt. of Foal Foals First® Milk Powder in Water Water Amount
250 lb. mare 1 enclosed cup or 1/2 lb. 1/2 gallon (2 quarts)
500 lb. mare 2 enclosed cups or 1 lb. 1 gallon
1,000 lb. mare 4 enclosed cups or 2 lbs. 2 gallons
1,500 lb. mare 6 enclosed cups or 3 lbs. 3 gallons
2,000 lb. mare 8 enclosed cups or 4 lbs. 4 gallons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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