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Because calves care

(and we care about calves)

A window of opportunity!

The start of a calf’s life is a window of opportunity. Get raising the calf right, and you’ve laid the best possible foundation for top performing animals. With the right management and nutrition, you can flip every epi genetic switch ‘on’, so the calf can reach its full genetic potential.

That’s why Nukamel calf milk replacers (CMR) contain only top-quality dairy raw materials. As founders of the CMR-business, we draw on nearly 70 years of extensive scientific research and trial work on which we base our nutritional and calf management solutions. 

Our solutions result in better developed, healthy calves, less veterinary interventions, a profitable and sustainable milk production, a maximum return on investment and improved animal welfare. 


 

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ProtéGo offers natural protection

ProtéGo is our state-of-the-art precision calf feeding approach.

ProtéGo offers calves longer natural protection, enabling them to develop stronger natural resilience during the first two weeks of their lives. After that, they are ready to grow at their best.

Our approach starts with practical and specific colostrum management advice. The second step is to feed the calves with ProtéGo milk replacer, providing them with exclusive nutrient sources for newborn development.

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Every extra gram now, translates to extra litres of milk later

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Sustainable livestock

Starts at the earliest age

Producing the same amount of milk with less cows is a good step towards sustainable livestock. This, of course, requires individual cows that produce more milk. And that starts at the earliest age.

This animation shows that, next to top-quality nutrition, there are many elements that can lead to a sustainable calf rearing process. The results after working a few years with this holistic approach are very promising.

Accelerating growth

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Emulsizym 4 Seasons

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Meet our Youngstock Specialists

Translating science into everyday practice

Our nutritional solutions are packed with science, which often uses a ‘language of its own’. However, many of the farmers don’t ‘speak science’; they speak ‘daily practice’.

Fortunately, Nukamel has developed a highly specialised team of Youngstock Specialists that ‘speak both languages’.They are dedicated to helping farmers optimise their calf rearing process. How to organise it, how to manage it, what nutritional solutions to use, and how to meet all other important conditions?

Our experts, have the nutritional knowledge

Linda

Product Manager Calves

"I am fortunate to work in an innovative, inspiring and supporting environment at Nukamel on the developments of new nutritional solutions and advice to provide newborn calves the best start in life."

Stephen

Youngstock Specialist

"Working as a Calf Specialist at Nukamel gives me the chance to translate scientific and veterinary knowledge to helpful tips and tricks for the farmers, increasing the efficiency and sustainability of their calf rearing."

Orsi

Youngstock Specialist

"In my work I focus on delivering quality service and expertise to my clients and I proudly represent Nukamel and its products. I believe the hard work put into Nukamel's solutions enables growth and optimisation in the industry and I am glad to be a part of such a journey."

Brands

  • ProtéGo
  • Nukamel

  • Fokkamel

  • OmniSMART
  • Maestro
  • Buffalomel
  • Fokkamix

  • Whey Up