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Milk Matrix 42/25 is a milk replacer and nutritional supplement containing a low level of lactose. Part of an integrated system designed to let you virtually match any mammal's milk.
Directions for Use: As a milk replacer Milk Matrix 42/25 may be used alone or blended with other products in the Matrix family to formulate a milk replacer with nutrient levels that closely match a species' natural milk.
Directions for Feeding: As a general rule, liquid or reconstituted milk replacer should be fed at a rate of 10% or 20% of body weight daily as tolerated or required for steady growth and for proper stool condition. Divide the total daily amount into 6 to 12 feedings per day, depending on age, condition, species and staffing.
Weaning Food Supplement: Because of its highly digestible milk nutrients, the formula used during suckling is an excellent supplement during weaning as a transition from milk to solid food. Add to the diet at the rate of one teaspoon per 10 pounds of body weight.
Storage: Store unopened powder in a cool dry place. Reconstituted powder must be kept refrigerated for up to 24 hours. Blended or unblended opened powder can be refrigerated for up to 3 months, or can be frozen for up to 6 months. Unopened powder may be frozen to extend shelf life for 6 months beyond best by date.
Yes, all kitten and puppy milk replacers must be refrigerated after opening. Esbilac® and KMR® powders are milk-based and contain fat, therefore have the potential to spoil under certain conditions. They can also experience bacterial growth when stored improperly. The can of powder has to be kept in the refrigerator or freezer after it has been opened. The powders will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 months, or in the freezer for up to 6 months.View all FAQs