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Milk formula for foals

For orphan foals, in the event of inadequate lactation in mares or where postweaning nutrition is required, it is essential to have a milk formula specially formulated for foals to hand.

LACTOFOAL has been formulated by AUDEVARD Laboratories to accurately reproduce the characteristics of mare’s milk.

Milk formula for feeding and weaning orphan foals, to supplement feeding in the event of inadequate lactation in the mare, and for post-weaning.

The LACTOFOAL formula is suited to the specific needs of foals: the correct protein and fat content for horses, optimal protein quality and pro- and prebiotics. It comes in powder form that fully dissolves in water.

What users say...
LACTOFOAL users like its comprehensive formula and targeted nutrition that meets the specific needs of foals. Each tub comes with a teat that can be fitted onto a standard feeding bottle. 

Our advice
As the foaling season approaches, remember to have a tub to hand. The barrel format is practical and economical for use over long periods. LACTOFOAL can be added to the daily feed for the first two months of weaning. Start with 500 g and reduce gradually.

2.2 kg tub = 22 litres of milk
14 kg barrel = 140 litres of milk

Product category
This product belongs to the complete feed for horses category.
The product availability is dependent upon each country's internal legislation.

Milk formula for feeding and weaning orphan foals, to supplement feeding in the event of inadequate lactation in the mare, and for post-weaning.

Daily allowance: Dilute 2 measures in 1 litre warm water. Shake well until the mixture is smooth. Give the milk to the foal at around 35°C. Milk prepared in advance can be stored for 24 hours in the refrigerator. The quantities are to be adjusted according to the foal's breed and state of health. Adjust the quantities and the frequency gradually as follows:

  • Day 1: 8 litres of milk per day (1 litre every 3 hours),
  • Day 10: 12 litres of milk per day (2 litres every 4 hours or 25% of live weight of reconstituted milk per day)
  • 1 month: 15 litres of milk per day (3 litres every 5 hours).
  • Switch gradually to dry feed between the 3rd and 4th month to wean the foal.

Nutritional support for post-weaning in foals: Pour 10 measures of LACTOFOAL onto the foal's feed each day and reduce quantity gradually.

1 measure = 50g

Intake per dose (70ml)

Whey : 13 440 mg
Filled milk : 19 600 mg
Lacto PS 35® : 22 400 mg
Profeed® : 140 mg
Arginine : 329 mg
Manganese : 6,3 mg
Actisaf Sc47 : 97 mg
Choline : 42 mg
Iron (sulphate) : 7 mg
Vitamin E 50SD : 9,1 mg
Vitamin C : 17,5 mg

Zinc : 10,5 mg
Vitamin A : 3500 UI
Copper : 0,7 mg
Selenium : 0,021 mg
Biotin : 0,042 mg
Vitamin D3 : 700 UI
Vitamin K3 : 0,35 mg
Vitamin B1 : 0,7 mg
Folic acid : 0,7 mg
Calcium : 371 mg
Phosphorous : 280 mg

Complete feed for foals
whey, milk proteins, skimmed milk, palm oil, copra oil, fructo-oligosaccharides, mineral dicalcium phosphate. Additives (per kg): -3a- Vitamins, pro-vitamins and substances with similar effect: 3a890 choline chloride 400 mg, 3a300 vitamin C 250 mg, 3a700 vitamin E 130 mg, 3a821 vitamin B1 10 mg, 3a316 folic acid 10 mg, 3a710 vitamin K3 5 mg, 3a880 biotin 0.6 mg, 3a672a vitamin A 50,000 IU, 3a671 vitamin D3 10,000 IU. -3b- Dietary minerals: 3b603 zinc (oxide) 150 mg, 3b103 iron (sulfate) 100 mg, 3b502 manganese (oxide) 90 mg, 3b405 copper (sulfate) 10 mg, 3b801 selenium (selenite) 0.3 mg. -3c- Amino acids: 3c364 L-arginine 4,700 mg. -2b- Aromatic substances: milk-vanilla aroma 2,000 mg, 2b17018 L-phenylalanine 2,000 mg, 2b17012 L-leucine 1,000 mg, 2b17008 L-histidine 250 mg. -4b- Gut flora stabilisers: 4b1702 Actisaf® (Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC Sc 47) 1,38x1010 CFU/kg. -Technological enhancers: 1c322 lecithin 5,000 mg. Analytical constituents: humidity < 10%, crude protein 21.8%, crude fats 15%, crude ash 7%, calcium 0.53%, phosphorous 0.4%, sodium 0.5%.

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