SOP STAR CALF

SOP® STAR CALF is a mineral feed for unweaned dairy calves, to aid wellbeing and promote the bio-hygienization of the environment. 

The contemporary action of SOP Bio-resilience, within the animals, and SOP Bio-hygienization, of the environment in which they live, stimulates harmonious calf growth up to complete weaning.

SOP STAR CALF - instructions for use

Instructions for use: 2 g/head, a day.

Dilute the product in the water used to prepare the milk or directly in the milk itself. The product is easily dissolved in the milk and may also be used in calf feeders.  

It is highly recommended to start using SOP STAR CALF from birth, with the colostrum.

NB: This product is only suitable for unweaned calves, after weaning use the SOP products specifically for adult dairy cows.  

CONTENTS OF THE BOX: The box contains one 1.2 kg bag.

The use of SOP STAR CALF has recorded:

  • Support for rumen developement
  • Ease of transition to a solid diet
  • Better assimilation of food
  • Greater resistance to pathogens in the barn
  • Better response to pharmacological treatments
  • More strength and resistance to stress
  • Faster growth.

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US

Since 2001, SOP has been in the front line, helping farmers to improve the health and productivity of their cows. Many of them have been using SOP STAR CALF for more than 10 years and the benefits they are receiving are extremely positive and with no side effects.

Here are a few of their testimonials:

Frisia Farm of Nino Andena (Bertonico -LO- Italy)

uses SOP EASYCALF & SOP STAR CALF

Alberto Lorenzi's Farm (Montichiari -BS- Italy)

uses SOP STAR COW, SOP GOLD PRO COW & SOP STAR CALF

Ca' dei Volti Farm of Nadia Cecchin (Dueville –VI- Italy)

uses SOP STAR CALF

La Serenissima Farm (Calcinato - BS - Italy)

uses SOP STAR CALF

GUARANTEED EFFICACY

The SOP products have been the subject of numerous tests and studies by some of the most important universities in the world: University of California (Davis), Cornell University, Guelph (Canada) and the universities of Milan, Perugia, Parma and Turin in Italy.

Mastitis Research Workers NMC Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona, USA) 2016

Case Report: Clinical Mastitis Monitoring on a Commercial Arizona Dairy Farm
(P. Luparia, N. Rota, M. Poggianella, C. Cannizzaro, S. Smalley, V. Bronzo)

ESVCN Congress (Toulouse, France) 2015

Preliminary results of in-field monitoring of a feed additive for rumen functionality on 7 Italian commercial dairy farms

(P. Luparia, N. Rota, M. Poggianella, V. Bronzo)

ADSA - AMPA - ASAS - CSAS - WSASAS Joint Annual Meeting (Phoenix, Arizona, USA) 2012

Investigation of a Bio-hygienizing additive for oral use in dairy cows: effect on the Somatic Cell Count in milk

(Paola Luparia, Marco Poggianella, Valerio Bronzo)

50th NMC Annual Congress (Arlington, Virginia, USA) 2011

SOP treatment of separated manure solids reduced  Klebsiella bacteria counts

(H. Lynn Sharkey, A. Zanierato, P. Luparia, M. Poggianella, P.Moroni, Y.H. Schukken)

50th NMC Annual Congress (Arlington, Virginia, USA) 2011

Annual monitoring of the SCC on a commercial Italian farm treated with SOP C COW

(Andrea Zanierato, Mauro Casalone, Paola Luparia, Valerio Bronzo e Paolo Moroni)

49th NMC Annual Congress (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) 2010

Monitoring of the efficacy of a bio-hygienization treatment on the reduction of the microbial load in cubicles with mats of an Italian dairy herd

(Michela Favretti, Paolo Moroni, Valerio Bronzo, Sergio Cavalli, Andrea Zanierato)

World Buiatrics Congress (Santiago, Chile) 2010

Monitoring the effects of a Bio-hygienization treatment on the growth performance of calves for replacement heifers

(Andrea Zanierato, Irene Accorinti, Paola Luparia, Valerio Bronzo, Elise Tetone, Ken Leslie)

48th NMC Annual Congress (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA) 2009

Monitoring of the efficacy of a Bio-hygienization treatment on the reduction of the microbial load in cubicles of an Italian herd

(Valerio Bronzo, Andrea Zanierato, Roberto Varano, Paolo Moroni)

47th NMC Annual Congress (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) 2008

Efficacy of a Bio-hygienization Additive in Controlling the yeast-like microalga Prototheca zopfii

(A. Zanierato, P. Buzzini)

46th NMC Annual Congress (San Antonio, Texas, USA) 2007

Efficacy of a bio-hygienization additive on microbial control in dairy cow bedding

(G. Tacconi, M. Pennacchi, P. Boni, A. Covarelli, A. Zanierato)

Perugia University 2003

Hygiene in cattle: microbiological screening of permanent bedding after treatment with an innovative bio-hygienizer and the economical aspect

(M. Mattoni, B. M. Torquati, G. Tacconi)

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