PetAg Esbilac Puppy Milk ReplacerAll natural, no preservatives, made in the USA.Esbilac Puppy Milk Replacer is a complete food source for orphaned or rejected puppies or those nursing, but needing supplemental feeding. Also recommended for growing puppies or adult dogs that are stressed and require a source of highly digestible nutrients. Esbilac is a complete diet for puppies fortified with vitamins, minerals and amino acids.Esbilac's life saving formula closely matches mother's milk in protein and energy and has set the standard in canine neonatal nutrition for over 70 years.Powder formula is easy to mix with water.
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: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.Consult your veterinarian for additional advice. Not for human consumption.When a food supplement is desired for growing post weaned 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.5 lbs. makes approximately 400 oz. when mixed 1:2.At 5 weeks mix with Esbilac 2nd Step Puppy Weaning Food, sold separately.