LAND O LAKES® ProNurse® Specialty Milk Replacer

LAND O LAKES® ProNurse® Specialty Milk Replacer

Premium formula for calves, foals, goat kids & lambs, piglets, llama & alpaca crias, fawns and elk calves.

Features & Benefits

100% instantized

Easy mixing with our exclusive instantizing process

24% Fat

Contains 24% protein and 24% fat

24% Protein

Made with all-milk proteins for advanced digestibility

Foundation Nutrients

Fortified with 26 essential vitamins and minerals

 Multi Specie Feeding

Provides complete and balanced nutrition for 8 species

Plastic zip-lock pouch

Durable, reusable pouch keeps product fresh

Feeding Directions

Description
Mixing directions for liquid feeding
For best mixing, mix the dry powder with warm water (120°F). the enclosed plastic measuring device (referred to later as “measure”) holds approximately 0.25 lb. of dry powder. Always weigh ProNurse® powder for accurate mixing. Use a standard liquid measure for water. 

Directions for use as a dry powder supplement
Mix or top-dress 1/2 enclosed measure (2 ounces) per pound of dry starter feed to encourage feed intake and provide supplemental nutrients. Continue at this rate until weaning.

CONVERSIONS FOR LIQUID MEASURE
1 CUP = 1 ENCLOSED MEASURE
1 QUART = 2 PINTS = 4 CUPS
1 CUP = 8 FLUID OUNCES = 16 TABLESPOONS
1 TABLESPOON = 15 mL/cc = 1/2 FLUID OUNCE

Mixing Directions
Goat Kid........................................................0.19 lb. (3/4 measure) of powder........................................................ 1 pint water

Age of Animal Feedings per day Amount of Liquid Milk Replacer per Feeding
Age of Kid (days) No. Feedings Per Day Ounces of Solution/Feeding
1 4 Colostrum
2-3 4 4
4-5 3 6
6-10 2 12
11-weaning 2 20-28(1.25-1.75pints)

*Offer pygmy goats about half of the amounts recommended for goat kids and lambs, and adjust according to body weight and appetite.

For all lambs and goat kids, offer clean water and high-quality creep or starter feed free choice starting at one week of age. Offer high-quality forage starting at 2–3 weeks of age.
Important
Dry powder supplement Feeding Guide

Directions for supplemental feeding
As a Dry Powder Supplement, this product can be used for intermittent or supplemental feeding.

Supplement Directions for Individual Animals

Foals
Mix or top dress four ounces (one enclosed cup) into daily dry creep feed ration to improve feed intake and provide supplemental nutrients. Gradually increase amount to two measures daily and continue feeding until weaned.

Pigs
Mix or top dress four ounces (one enclosed cup) per pound of creep feed to provide supplemental milk nutrients to these diets.  Continue through the weaning period at this rate.

Lambs & Kids
Mix or top dress two ounces (1/2 enclosed cup) per pound of dry starter feed to improve feed intake and provide supplemental nutrients.

Individual animals vary in requirements. Adjust amounts according to your judgment.

Liquid milk replacer Mixing and Feeding Guide

Mixing Directions for Liquid Feeding
For best mixing, mix powder with warm water (100°F). Enclosed cup holds 4 ounces by weight (113 g) dry powder. Using the plastic cup enclosed in each bucket, add the following amount of powder to 1 quart of water (32 oz. liquid volume).

Mixing Directions for Individual Animals

Animal  Number of enclosed cups of powder per quart of water
  Calf   1
  Lamb   2
  Kid   1
  Foal – Day 1 - 21   3/4
  Foal – Day 22 - 56   1-1/2
  Pig   1
  Fawn   2
  Llama   1
    


Calves



Age of Animal  Feeding per day  Total Liquid Milk Replacer per day
  Day 1 - 4   2 - 3   None, feed colostrum – 4 quarts
  Day 5 - weaning   2   4 - 5 quarts
     

Lambs and Kids

Age of Animal  Feedings per day  Total Liquid Milk Replacer per day
  Day 1   3 - 4   None, feed colostrum – 1 quart
  Day 2 - 10   3 - 4   1 - 1/2 pints
  Day 11 - weaning   2 - 3   1 quart
     

Foals

Age of Animal  Feedings per day  Total Liquid Milk Replacer per day
  Day 1   2 - 3   None, feed colostrum – feed 4 quarts
  Ensure 1 - 2 quarts within 12 hours of
  birth
  0 - 1 Week   4   2 quarts
  2 - 4 Weeks   3   4 quarts
  5 - 6 Weeks   2 - 3   4 - 6 quarts
     

Litters of Pigs

Age of Animal  Feedings per day  Total Liquid Milk Replacer per day
  Day 1 - 5   Free Choice - Ad-Lib   1 - 2 pints
  Day 6 - 10   Free Choice - Ad-Lib   3 - 5 pints
  Day 11 - 15   Free Choice - Ad-Lib   5 - 8 pints
  Day 16 - 21   Free Choice - Ad-Lib   8 - 12 pints
     

Fawns (Whitetails and Fallow Deer Only)

Age of Animal  Feedings per day  Ounces per feeding  Total ounces per day
  Day 1 - 4   4 - 6   4 - 6   None, feed colostrum –
  10 - 14 oz.
  Week 1   8   2.5   20 - 22
  Week 2   7   3.2 - 3.4   22 - 24
  Week 3   6   4   24
  Week 4   5   5   25
  Week 5   4   6 - 7   24 - 28
  Week 6   3   9   27
  Week 7   3   8 - 9   24 - 27
  Week 8   3   8   24
  Week 9   2   10 - 12   20 - 24
  Week 10   2   9 - 10   18 - 20
  Week 11   2   8 - 9   16 - 18
  Week 12   1   12 - 15   12 - 15
        

Llamas

Age of Animal  Feedings per day  Total Liquid Milk Replacer per day
  Day 1 - 4   2 - 3   None, feed colostrum – 4 quarts
  Day 5 - weaning   3   4 - 5 quarts