What is Boviferm Plus?
Boviferm Plus is a supplementary feeding-stuff for the diarrheoic calf, offering rehydration and additional benefits. Containing electrolytes, dextrose, buffering agents, lactic acid bacteria, vegetable mucins and mineral bulking agents, Boviferm Plus is an excellent aid to the recovery of scouring calves.
Supplementary feeding stuff for the diarrheoic calf. Boviferm Plus solution is suitable to be fed with milk. For rapid rehydration and acidosis correction.
- High rehyration properties and Strong Ion Difference (SID)r
- Can be mixed with milk
- Calf can remain on milk feed
- Contains Oralin, a microbial additive that stabilises the gut flora
|Protects the intestinal mucosa & helps damaged intestinal mucosa regenerate faster
|A probiotic which re-establishes & stabilises intestinal flora
|Mineral & Vegetable adsorbents (montmorillonite, diatomaceous earth, pectin)
|Firms stool and binds toxins, so they are rendered harmless & excreted
|Improves absorption of water and nutrients. Hinders penetration by enterotoxins
|Anti-inflammatory, reduces spasms
|Stimulates appetite, Relieves spasms, induces expulsion of gas
|Relieves spasms, induces expulsion of gas
The benefits of continued milk feeding
Boviferm Plus does not interfere with clot formation, and aids the calf’s recovery from diarrhoea
Continued feeding of milk to the calf is highly important. The milk clot which forms is slowly absorbed by the blood stream over the next few hours, meaning that even in damaged intestines, the calf has an opportunity to utilise the goodness of the milk through this slow release mechanism and get a sustained protein and energy supply.
However bicarbonate which is found in many electrolytes interferes with acidity of calf stomach, causing a direct reduction in hydrochloric acid availability in abomasum. Therefore rennin cannot cause milk clot formation and casein and fat digestion is impaired.
Use of Boviferm Plus will not impede with clot formation so the calf will have the best chance to utilise the building block protein casein and the energy of the milk fats to aid healing of the intestine and recovery from the diarrhoea.
SID (Strong Ion Difference)
Boviferm Plus offers superior buffering or alkalizing capacity
Scouring calves will often suffer from acidosis. To overcome the danger of acidosis, it is vital to neutralise high acid levels as soon as possible. Boviferm Plus offers superior alkalizing capacity.
A measurement of how effectively a product neutralises the acid is known as Strong Ion Difference, or SID. As the below chart demonstrates Boviferm Plus offers a superior Strong Ion Difference.
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