Kao Pectade is an absorbent calf drench. It works by helping to slow the growth of bacteria that might be causing the diarrhea.(scour)
Especially indicated for the recuperation from scour in calves where feces has become increasingly liquid.
100 ml morning and evening until calves begin to dry up.
Target Species: Calves and foals
Dosage: Feed orally 100 ml morning and evening for 2 days or until late calf begins to dry, until calves begin to dry up.
What can cause scour in calves
There are a variety of causes of scours in baby calves. Most of these are infectious agents like the following
Viruses: Examples include rotavirus and coronavirus, bovine virus diarrhea (BVD) Parasites: such as Cryptosporidium and coccidia
Bacteria: Certain strains of Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Clostridium perfringens
Overcrowding is also a major contributing factor to calf ending up with scour.
What are the common signs of scour:
Watery fecies that may be brown, green, yellow, or grey in colour.
Sometimes there may be blood and mucus may be evident in the stools
Calves are often weak and depressed, and don’t want to feed of mother.