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BROOKSIDE AGRA INTRODUCES CALF-RESCUET ORAL NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT
Source: Brookside Agra news release

Brookside Agra is now offering Calf-Rescue oral nutritional supplement for dairy and beef calves. When given as directed, Calf-Rescue provides select vitamins and a stabilized source of direct-fed microbials (probiotics) to maintain a healthy, natural appetite, digestion and immune system during the critical neonatal periods and times of stress.

"The gut of a newborn calf is nearly sterile. It is vital for the health and well-being of the calf to develop a healthy gut microflora," said Tim Nelson, Vice President - Animal Health & Nutrition Sales at Brookside Agra. "When given at birth, Calf-Rescue provides beneficial bacteria to promote a healthy digestive system, enabling it to grow to its full genetic potential, at a cost of only about $1.50 per calf."

Select Vitamins: Calf-Rescue provides guaranteed levels of Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Thiamine HCL, Pyridoxide HCL and Vitamin B12 - vitamins critical for normal calf growth and development.

Pre-biotic Inulin: Calf-Rescue also contains inulin, a complex carbohydrate that serves as a nutrient source to help successfully colonize beneficial bacteria in the gut.

Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract: Calf-Rescue provides a source of high-quality protein based from Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast and contains concentrated levels of essential and functional nutrients critical for young animals.

Calf-Rescuealso contains a healthy dose of microorganisms including: Lactobacillus acidophilus, Enterococcus faecium and Bacillus subtilis to promote healthy ruminant function during times of stress.

"When calves are stressed, their appetites often decrease, while the nutritional demand on their bodies increases," said Nelson. "Calf-Rescue, with its unique blend of vitamins and natural microorganisms, works to promote healthy microbial counts in the rumen to increase feed intake and improve digestive function."

Use Calf-Rescue during:
•Birth and weaning
•Shipping and receiving
•Following antibiotic therapy
•During digestive disorders
•Showing and times of stress

Made in the U.S.A., Calf-Rescue is available in a case of 12 applicator tubes (1.04 oz. each) for easy, oral administration. Calf-Rescue contains no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

Calf-Rescue may be purchased online at brookside-agra.com/products/animal-health/calf-rescue/.

For additional product information, contact Tim Nelson, Vice President - Animal Health & Nutrition Sales at 402-560-7381 or tim.nelson@brookside-agra.com.

About Brookside Agra
Brookside Agra is a global fifth-generation, family-owned business based in O'Fallon, IL that manufactures and distributes a variety of research-proven, all-natural products for specialty feeds; animal health and production; agriculture; and commercial, industrial and environmental use. Brookside also offers agronomy services, which include crop nutrient recommendations, soil sampling, water and fertilizer analysis and precision mapping, among other services. For more information about Brookside Agra and its all-natural products and services, visit www.brookside-agra.com or contact Chad Vaninger, Executive Vice President and General Manager, at 618-628-8300 Ext. 23 or chadv@brookside-agra.com.


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