Water Soluble Vitamin and Mineral Mix
Formulated With Direct Fed Microbials & Big Calf Technology
Adequate levels of vitamins and minerals are essential for optimal growth and development of young calves. The amounts of specific vitamins and minerals contained in whole milk can be variable and are often less than the levels contained in milk replacers. AddVantage reinforces whole milk with 28 different vitamins and minerals, giving whole milk the same vitamin and mineral advantages provided by milk replacer.
Vitamins play an important role in metabolism. The young calf, with its limited storage of vitamins, is dependent on dietary sources of these essential nutrients. Minerals are important for the structural development of the calf. They are an important part of body fluids, playing a critical role in maintaining acid-base balance and nerve transmission.
AddVantage is also fortified with two powerful additives designed to encourage gut health, thereby enhancing digestion and nutrient absorption.
Big Calf: Patented technology supports gut health by targeting a specific inflammatory enzyme in the calf's digestive tract. Reduced gut inflammation means better utilization of the nutrients and energy consumed by the calf.
Direct-Fed Microbials: AddVantage provides and effective combination of lactic acid bacteria to the young calf. Rapid colonization of the digestive tract by lactic acid bacteria is critical for gut health. Lactic acid bacteria compete with pathogens for attachment sites for growth, compete for nutrients, neutralize toxins, produce antimicrobial compounds and stimulate the calf's immune
Merrick’s AddVantage Whole Milk Supplement will help your calves meet the challenges of optimal performance.