Calf Starter

Medicated Textured Starter Feed for Dairy Calves

For the prevention of coccidiosis in ruminating and nonruminating calves, including veal calves and cattle caused by Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuemii.

  • A highly-palatable coarse textured calf starter
  • Use as the first dry feed for baby calves
  • Formulated at 20% protein to support optimum growth
  • Contains Deccox for the prevention of coccidiosis (bloody scours)
  • Fortified with botanical extracts and beneficial probiotics to promote health and resist the challenge of disease
  • Our most popular starter feed
  • Guaranteed Analysis

    Crude Protein Minimum 20.00%
    Crude Fat Minimum 4.50%
    Crude Fiber Maximum 6.00%
    Acid Detergent Fiber Maximum 9.00%
    Calcium Minimum 0.70%
    Calcium Maximum 1.20%
    Phosphorus Minimum 0.50%
    Selenium Minimum 1.6 ppm
    Vitamin A Minimum IU/Lb 12,000
    Vitamin D3 Minimum IU/Lb 5,000 
    Vitamin E Minimum IU/Lb 50 


    Active Drug Ingredient
     Decoquinate 45.4 g/ton
    Other Ingredients
    Grain products, processed grain by-products, plant protein products, molasses products, calcium carbonate, monocalcium phosphate, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium oxide, magnesium sulfate, potassium sulfate, salt, zinc sulfate,  manganese sulfate, copper sulfate, ethylenediamine dihydriodide, cobalt carbonate, dried yeast fermentation solubles, selenium yeast, brewer’s dried yeast, vitamin A supplement, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, yeast culture, dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, dried Aspergillus niger fermentation extract, dried Trichoderma longibrachiatum fermentation extract, dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation extract, maltodextrins,   natural and/or artificial feed flavors.

    Feeding Directions

    BURKMANN CALF STARTER-DEC is a textured product designed for feeding as the first dry feed for baby calves.  Feed at the rate of 1 lb. per 100 lbs. of body weight per day to obtain 22.7 mg Decoquinate per 100 lbs. of body weight per day.  Offer excellent quality hay free choice following weaning.  Feed CALF STARTER-DEC until calves reach 350-400 lbs of bodyweight then switch to a grower feed containing Rumensin or Bovatec.  Maximum allowable consumption of CALF STARTER-DEC is 4 pounds which provides 3 mg of selenium.


    WARNING:  Do not feed to cows producing milk for food.

    CAUTION:  Do not use in feeds containing bentonite.

    LIMITATIONS FOR USE:  Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

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