Friday, 1 June 2012

Electrolyte Formula's

Homemade Electrolyte Formula #1
  • 1 package canning pectin
  • 2 tsp low sodium salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 beef bouillon cube dissolved in 200mls (approx 6.5oz) water
  • Add water to make 2.5 liters of solution
Homemade Electrolyte Formula #2
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 4oz white corn syrup
  • Add water to make 4.5 liters of solution
Homemade Electrolyte Formula #3 **(Preferred by Desert Viking Ranch)**
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1TBSP molasses
  • 1/2oz strong coffee
  • Add water to make 2.5 liters of solution
 
Electrolyte Administration to Kids: Give the above formula according to goat’s weight and percentage of fluid loss.
  1. First 24 hours: 100% Solution
  2. 24-48 hours: 50% solution, 50% milk
  3. 48-72 hours: 25% solution, 75% milk
  4. 72 hours +: 100% milk (if no scours symptoms show – otherwise 25% solution, 75% milk)

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