Esbilac Powder Milk Replacer by Pet-Ag is recommended as a food source for orphaned or rejected puppies or those nursing, but needing supplemental feeding. Also, recommended for growing puppies or lactating bitches or older, convalescing dogs and adult dogs that are stressed and require a source of highly digestible nutrients.
Mixing Directions: Gently shake or stir one part powdered Esbilac into two parts warm water. A part is any measuring device you use: teaspoon, tablespoon, or cup. Do not use a blender.
Directions for Use: All puppies should receive their mother's milk for at least 2 days, if possible. This colostrum milk gives extra nutrition and temporary immunity against some diseases. Warm reconstituted Esbilac to room or body temperature. Feed puppies 2 tablespoons of liquid (30 mL) per 4 oz. (115 g) of body weight. The daily feeding rate should be divided into equal portions for each feeding. Puppies' needs will vary and this amount may have to be increased or decreased, depending on the individual. Small or weak puppies may need to be fed reconstituted Esbilac every 3 to 4 hours, while larger and/or older puppies do well when fed reconstituted Esbilac every 8 hours. Weigh the puppies daily to assure adequate feeding.
When a food supplement is desired for growing postweaned puppies, show dogs, supplementing large litters, and old, or convalescent dogs, Esbilac powder should be fed at the rate of 1 teaspoon per 5 lbs. (2.2 kg) body weight.
Pregnant and Lactating Bitches: Mix Esbilac powder into the daily ration at the rate of 2 teaspoons per 5 lbs. (2.2 kg) of body weight until 2 weeks after whelping. Reconstituted Esbilac must be kept refrigerated for up to 24 hours. Opened powder must be refrigerated for up to 3 months or can be frozen for up to 6 months.
Vegetable oil, dried skimmed milk, casein, butterfat, DL-methionine, L-arginine, calcium carbonate, choline chloride, lecithin, magnesium sulfate, potassium chloride, monopotassium phosphate, salt, tricalcium phosphate, carrageenan, dipotassium phosphate, taurine, ascorbic acid, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, vitamin A supplement, vitamin E supplement, niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, copper sulfate, thiamine hydrochloride, pyridoxine hydrochloride, riboflavin, manganese sulfate, vitamin D3 supplement, potassium citrate, potassium iodide, folic acid, vitamin B12 supplement, biotin.
CRUDE PROTEIN, min ................33.0% CRUDE FAT, min..........................40.0% CRUDE FIBER, max........................0.0% MOISTURE, max.............................5.0%
The calorie content (ME) is 900 kcal/kg or 13.5 kcal/Tbs when reconstituted 1:2