BOVIKALC is an oral calcium supplement that is a combination of calcium chloride and calcium sulfate delivered in a fat-coated bolus. Dr. Miller explains that one of the biggest advantages of the product is the combination of two types of calcium it provides. “BOVIKALC gives cows rapidly available calcium, calcium chloride and a sustained-release form of calcium, calcium sulfate,” he adds.
Miller also reminds producers and veterinarians that, for cows, BOVIKALC doesn’t create an unpleasant taste like other calcium supplements. “This encapsulated version of calcium salts has the advantage of not having an unpleasant taste to the cow,” he says. “There’s little or no waste of the oral formulation, no risk for aspiration pneumonia, and a longer release of the oral calcium.”
To learn more about BOVIKALC, contact your herd veterinarian or local
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. representative. For more information, please visit www.bi-vetmedica.com.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (St. Joseph, MO) is a subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, based in Ridgefield, CT, and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies.
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