Calf Stomach Tube

19.95

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A flexible feeding pouch for the secure and effortless administration of fluids and electrolytes to calves.

Administering colostrum or milk directly into young calves through tubing has numerous health benefits. It ensures timely intake of essential nutrients, particularly immune-boosting colostrum, reducing the risk of malnutrition and promoting early growth. This method is particularly helpful when calves cannot nurse effectively due to weakness, illness, or the absence of a mother.

Capacity: 3 litres

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Description

A flexible feeding pouch for the secure and effortless administration of fluids and electrolytes to calves.

Capacity: 3 litres

Why use a stomach tube?

  • Administering colostrum or milk directly into the stomach of young calves through tubing can yield numerous favorable effects on their health and general welfare. One primary advantage involves securing a prompt and sufficient supply of vital nutrients, particularly colostrum, renowned for its antibody richness essential for immune system development. Tubing presents a dependable approach to ensuring that every calf obtains the essential nourishment, diminishing the likelihood of malnutrition and fostering early growth and development. This method proves especially advantageous when a calf faces challenges in effectively nursing due to factors such as weakness, illness, or the absence of a mother.

Tubing young calves has many benefits, but it’s important to recognize potential risks if not done correctly. Improper technique or unclean equipment can result in complications like aspiration pneumonia or respiratory issues. Farmers and caretakers must receive proper training and follow strict hygiene protocols to minimize the risk of harm during tubing.

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