Guymon Veterinary Clinic
PO Box 1363, 615 E. 4th
Guymon, OK 73942
K. L. Stelzer, DVM

Heartland Microbes Waste and Odor Control for Dairy Operations Protocol

  Drinking Water Treatment:  At a rate to get 4 tsps. (1 oz.) per cow per day
  (General rule is 1 oz. up to 100 lbs, over 100 lbs. 2 oz.)
     *Benefits-Due to probiotics produced by the microbes and absorbed by the cow.
     *Better feed conversion resulting in better body condition of cow.
     *More cows coming in heat in timely manner.
     *Reduction of mastitis incidence and somatic cell count
                                        Cost~$.60 per cow per day.   (Cost baseline is with purchase by the gallon)

  Bedding Treatment for Loafing Barns-especially if wood chips
     *8 oz. per gallon of water sprayed onto bedding as it is put in the loafing barn or unloaded
      off a truck and stockpiled.  If conditions warrant use more.
     *Will reduce udder irritation from hot bedding that can lead to mastitis.
                                          Cost~$4.80 per gallon of mixed spray.

   Premise Treatment to Control Flies:
     *6 to 8 oz. per gallon of water sprayed on stalls, barns, and on areas around barns
                                           Cost~$4.80 per gallon of mixed spray.

   Lagoon Treatment to Control Odor and Facilitate Sludge Liquification
     *2 gallons per surface acre applied around the edge of the lagoon and sprayed out onto
       the lagoon.
     *Repeat treatment in two weeks.
     *Then evaluate to determine the odor control and the sludge thickness reduction at Monthly
      intervals or recharge if lagoon is flooded.
     *Cost is about $154.00 per lagoon surface acre to charge and initially boost.

  Calf Scours Control
     *1 to 2 (ml) of concentrate product given to calf orally soon after birth, then 1 oz. up to 100 lbs. body weight.

Heartland Microbes Waste and Odor Control for Livestock
  
  Health Enhancement for Cattle, Swine, Poultry, Sheep and Goats
     *5 (ml) (1tsp) per gallon of drinking water for the first seven to twenty-one days.
      15 lbs to 50 lbs body weight use 1 oz to drench.
     *Health enhancement is due to the probiotics produced by the microbes in the product and is
      absorbed by the calf.
     *Cost is about $0.60 per gallon of drinking water.
   
  Heartland Microbes Waste and Odor Use in Horses
     *4-6 Tsp. (or 1 to 1 1/2oz) per gallon of drinking water.
     *Cost is about $0.60 per gallon of water.
     *4 oz is a 1:1 mixture with water poured down the back of the horse every 3 to 5 days
      for fly control.
     *Cost is about $2.40 per treatment.
     *8 oz per gallon of water as a spray in stall, bedding, paddock and around barn for fly control.
      Repeat application as needed.
     *Cost is about $4.80 per gallon of mixed spray.

    
Heartland Microbes