Bovikalc® is a calcium supplement for dairy cattle
Bovikalc® is a calcium supplement for dairy cattle to be given in the period around parturition
to help maintain the serum calcium levels in order to manage a hypocalcaemic
state. The Bovikalc® bolus dissolves quickly in the rumen. The calcium chloride is available
immediately while the calcium sulphate provides sustained release of calcium
Calcium chloride, Calcium sulphate, Water
Dosage and directions for use: Boluses are given to the cow using a special
Bovikalc® bolus applicator. Give one bolus of Bovikalc® prior to or immediately after
calving and a second bolus twelve hours later.
Instructions for use:
1. Place the bolus in the bolus applicator with the rounded end pointing forward.
2. If right handed: Place yourself at the cow’s right side. Grab the cow’s upper
jaw with your left hand and raise its head. Keep the cow’s head high and a little
3. Gently guide the Bovikalc® applicator loaded with one Bovikalc® bolus into
the cow’s mouth. When you feel resistance gently guide the applicator over
4. When the Bovikalc® applicator is as far back in the cow’s mouth as possible
press the handle to release the bolus. Remove the applicator.
Store in original packaging at or below 25°C.
The Bovikalc® boluses are sensitive to humidity and should be stored in the plastic
tubes until immediately before use. Keep the container tightly closed.
• 4 x 190 g boluses.