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LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend Calf Milk Replacer

LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend calf milk replacer delivers calf growth without breaking the budget. This milk replacer features an exclusive blend of proteins to help dairy farmers save on investment cost without sacrificing dairy calf performance.

Advantages for Your Calves

Protein Sources

A unique, balanced blend of proteins, fat and carbohydrates helps maintain a growth level of nutrition. The blend of proteins in this calf milk replacer encourages higher calf starter intake and average daily gain compared to traditional 20:20 calf milk replacer.1

Medicated Options

LAND O LAKES® Herd Maker® Protein Blend is available in both medicated and non-medicated options.

Fat and Protein

Research proven to deliver equal calf growth performance when compared to feeding dairy calves a traditional 20% protein, 20% fat calf milk replacer formula.1
1Based on Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products Herd Maker® trial summary, 2014

Feeding Dairy Calves

Milk Replacer Mixing Instructions

Individual batch:
  • Mix 0.75 pounds of powder with water to make 2.3 quarts fed per calf twice daily
Large batches:
  • Mix 1.5 pounds of powder with water to make 1.14 gallons

Best Results 

Begin feeding calf milk replacer on day 2 after colostrum feeding. Provide fresh, clean water along with a high-quality, palatable calf starter feed on a free-choice basis. Only use low sodium water (<50 ppm) for mixing milk replacer and feeding calves.
Water temperature for mixing calf milk replacer should be 110-120 degrees F. Calf milk replacer should be 105 degrees F when delivered to the calf. Always weigh calf milk replacer powder for accurate mixing.