Q: We have a one week old lamb that is having some troubles getting going. Can we use Sure Champ® on him?
A: Sure Champ Sheep can be started at any time, but I’m afraid a young lamb will not eat enough to get the benefit of the Amaferm® found in Sure Champ. Instead, I would recommend using the Vita Charge® Paste. Vita Charge contains no added copper so it can be used in sheep, as well as pigs, goats and cattle. You can give your lamb the recommended 5 ml dose at any time. I would try twice a day for a couple of days, until he gets going. In addition to B vitamins and necessary minerals, Vita Charge also contains Amaferm, a prebiotic that will help promote a healthy rumen environment and get the lamb back on feed and growing. Also, Vita Charge will not interfere with any antibiotics that your vet may have recommended.
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