Replacer: Mix 1 packet of Lamb & Kid Colostrum Replacer (2 oz) into 7 oz of warm water (110°-120°F)
Supplement: Mix 1/2 packet of Lamb & Kid Colostrum Replacer (1 oz) into 3 1/2 oz of warm water (110°-120°F)
Mix in bottle or in a container with a wire whip. Feed solution at body temperature (approx. 104°F)
Replacer: Feed 1 packet of Lamb & Kid Colostrum® Replacer per 4 lbs. of bodyweight. Plan to split the mixed solution into 2-3 feedings over the first 24 hours of life.
Supplement: Feed 1/2 packet of Lamb & Kid Colostrum Replacer per 4 lbs. of bodyweight. The mixed solution can be added to maternal colostrum if there is not enough maternal colostrum, such as in the case of multiple births or if the quality or quantity of maternal colostrum is unknown. Lambs and Kids also benefit from feeding supplemental colostrum beyond day one.
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*Plan 2-3 feedings of mixed solution within the first 24 hours.
Storage and Shelf Life
Refrigerate unused colostrum replacer solution promptly after mixing. Reheat gently over warm water and mix thoroughly before feeding. Do not microwave or freeze the solution. Discard any unused refrigerated colostrum replacer solution after 24 hours.
Store the dry Lamb & Kid Colostrum Replacer powder in a tightly closed container in a cool, dry place. Use within 2 years of manufacture whenever possible. Shelf life may be extended by freezing the dry powder in an airtight container.