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Downland Fresh Start Improve 5kg

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Maximise Calf Growth and Gut Health.

Fresh Start Improve is a unique combination of natural ingredients specially formulated to maximise calf growth, immunity and gut health. Fresh Start Improve is a powder which is added to milk (fresh or replacer).

What Does Fresh Start Improve Do?
By binding bacteria in the gut, Fresh-start Improve reduces scour and increases calf growth. By providing a unique source of antioxidants, Fresh-start Improve supports the whole immune system.  Fresh Start Improve also supplies functional proteins directly to the gut wall, helping it to develop fully to maximise calf growth.
Finally, Fresh Start Improve contains a unique source of DHA omega-3 essential for calf development.

Fresh Start Improve contains:
• Unique blend of oligosaccharides
• Algae – a unique source of DHA omega-3 essential for
calf development
• Improves weight gain and contributes to the health
of the animal
• Increases starter intake and efficiency
• Improves the metabolic profile in calves
• Reduces cryptosporidium in the first 3 weeks

Fresh Start proved farm’s scours was more than a ‘grumbling’ problem Dairy farmer Allan Young was not too concerned by the grumbling, low level salmonella scours problem in his young calves. It wasn’t causing any deaths, he says, just taking the edge off their growth.

But, at the suggestion of his local Downland retailer he treated his calves with Fresh Start® Improve – and he was greatly impressed with the results. “The difference underlined just how significant the problem was,” says Allan. “With Fresh Start® Improve the appetite and growth of calves improved and they were more vigorous. It cleared the scours problem we had suffered.” Allan is the third generation of his family to run Straid Farm at New Cumnock in Ayrshire. He does so in partnership with his wife Elaine and parents David and Kay Young. They have 160 milking cows – Holsteins – and about the same number of young stock on the 220-acre farm, which is all down to grass. David, with the caution that’s a trade mark of hard-working farmers, wanted proof