We get many requests for an economic electrolyte recipe for calves. Here is one - courtesy of Chris Coxhead. He often rears up to a thousand calves each season, and has done so for ~20 years.
Visit Chris's profile and see his calf rearing notes on this website.
|1kg salt||300g potassium chloride|
|1kg baking soda||10kg glucose|
- Combine ingredients
- Solution sufficient for 100 doses
- Dose = Add 1/2 cup/123gms of electrolyte to 2L of water
This is NOT intended to replace veterinary advice; all chronically ill calves should be referred to a veterinarian