Ramaekers Nutrition for Your Newborn Calves

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Newborn Calf. Increase your bottom line with Ramaekers Nutrition Patented Immunotherapy Products.

Trust Transfer Factor Technology

Medicine is the Science of Disease. Nutrition is the Science of Health.

Trust Transfer Factor Technology to optimize immune system function in newborns and young calves. While many products use single rudimentary ingredients known to aid immune Health, Ramaekers Nutrition delivers the only immune support products harnessing Transfer Factors supported by a unique, field-tested, and patented blend of essential nutrients and potent nutraceuticals.

Transfer Factor Technology

Our Transfer Factor Technology is derived from a proprietary blend of bioactive peptides. These bioactive peptides are extracted from bovine colostrum and egg yolks. This blend combines unique plant-derived heteropolysaccharides, lactic acid-producing probiotics, and highly bioavailable micronutrients. The Synergy of this combination of ingredients enables the “immune intelligence” (the body’s ability to recognize and remove harmful cells) in our formulas to assist your cattle in naturally producing an effective, rapid, and appropriate immune response.

Immune Primer

Like colostrum (or first milk), which transfers vital immune knowledge from mother to newborn, our Newborn Immune Primer formulas (learn more about our sustained release formulas) educate and activate the function of the mother and calf’s immune cells within hours and without side effects using our patented Transfer Factor Technology.

Advancements in technology often change the methods we use to solve problems.

Newborn Calf Raisers. From time to time, there is an advancement in technology that changes how we think about a problem. In the cattle business, this technology is immunotherapy. Natural Immunotherapy is just such a technology. Natural Immunotherapy is the science that educates the cattle’s own immune system to fight viral and bacterial infections.

For more than 50 years, Ramaekers Nutrition has developed patented natural products that educate and enhance immune system function in stressed cattle.

Patented formulas provide technology and opportunity.

Our patented formulas provide the technology and opportunity for newborn and adult ruminants to absorb the equivalent immune information and education found in six gallons of colostrum in an easy-to-deliver form. Our field veterinarians use these products as adjunctive and preventative therapy in treatment programs with or without antibiotics. The key to this approach is modifying the animals' response to stress (cortisol production) and maintaining a highly functional and vigilant immune system.

Reduce Cortisol

The key to this approach is to modify the animals' normal response to stress (increased cortisol production), thus maintaining a highly functional and vigilant immune system. Our studies prove that we can reduce the excessive cortisol release (by 42%) brought on by stress using a safe and economical product conveniently delivered at all stages of production.

Newborn Calf Raisers Immunotherapy:
Immune Primer Powder or Bollettes

Immune Primer

Newborn Immune Primer is the multi-patented form of Ramaekers Nutrition Immunotherapy best suited for newborn calves. Immune Primer holds a composition patent, a patent supporting up modulation of the immune system, and patents pending for an increased response to vaccines and reducing cortisol levels during the stress response.


Immune Primer can increase the animal’s response to antibiotics and is our only antiviral agent available for practical field application. Our newer advanced formula has allowed for a smaller dose, which is more cost-effective with all of the advantages of the original product.

  • The dosage for the Newborn Immune Primer Sustained Release Bolettes with Minerals is 2 Bollettes on Day 1
  • The dosage for the Powder is ½ oz. best given by drench Day 1, Day 2, and Day 12.

The Immune Primer Powder or Bollette causes a similar response that the vaccine may produce: initial doses stimulate and upmodulate the immune system for 12 to 14 days and create an amnestic (memory response). This immune system response means a third single dose further upmodulates the immune system for an additional 14 days.

Immune Primer Powder or Bollettes increases the immune system response for 26 Days.

This coverage mimics the 26-day incubation period of Bovine Respiratory Disease (Shipping Fever). Not only does it increase immune system response, but it is also our only antiviral tool.

  • Newborn Immune Primer has been shown to produce a 450% vaccine enhancement response. It improved antibody production from our vaccine studies by an average of 450% over baseline.
  • Newborn Immune Primer enhances the effectiveness of any antibiotic used with it. The animal’s response to treatment improves, allowing for less antibiotic use with fewer retreats and chronics.
  • Newborn Immune Primer helps decrease or blunt the elevated cortisol levels (the stress hormone) caused by shipping, which helps maintain a healthy and normal functioning immune system.
  • Newborn Immune Primer improves genetic expression and performance, e.g., fewer days on feed, less feed consumed, and improved yield and grade by enhancing health.

The program for Newborn Calf Raisers

The program to be effective is designed for all parts to work together: immune enhancement, vaccine enhancement, antiviral, and nutrition. Only using one or two parts reduces the effectiveness and diminishes the results.

Ramaekers Nutrition

For more than 50 years, Ramaekers Nutrition has primarily focused on researching and developing natural immunotherapy supplements. See Bovine ResultsCanine ResultsFeline ResultsEquine ResultsLivestock Studies, and Companion Animal Studies.

Ramaekers Nutrition’s products reflect a culmination of global research and clinical experience. Dr. Ramaekers is passionate about improving animal welfare. He is proud to be on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine (meet our veterinary team) and nutrition. Learn more about Ramaekers Nutrition.

Unique Formulas

Our unique Newborn Immune Primer, Adult Immune Primer, and Preconditioned Premix formulas help educate and boost the immune system for overall health and vitality. Our products can up-regulate and down-regulate an immune system. Thus, they are actual immune modulators. Immune modulators “prime” the immune system to react appropriately. Only when needed and will not overstimulate or activate without an external stimulus such as a disease-causing organism.

Bovine and Other Livestock Product Sales and Consulting

Our Patented Products Stand at the Forefront of Immune System Enhancement.

Bovine product sales and consulting. And Other Livestock. Dr. Slagle educates and consults veterinarians, producers, and growers on the application and function of immune-enhancing products in veterinary medicine.

Let him help you learn how to approach animal wellness with immunotherapy. Our patented products are safe, healthy, effective, natural, and good for the environment.

Increase your Bottom Line

Our goal at Ramaekers Nutrition is to increase your bottom line and free yourself from the endless merry-go-round of drugs and failures. Contact Dr. Steve Slagle (below) for bovine and other livestock product sales and nutritional consulting.

Dr. Steve Stagle. Bovine sales and consulting. Ramaekers Nutrition.

Bovine Wellness & Support

Increase your bottom line. Let us help you free yourself from the endless merry-go-round of drugs and failures.

Cows and Cattle

Cows and Cattle

Wean Safe. Travel Safe.

Avoid shipping fever by informing the correct immune response.

Dairy Cattle

Dairy Cattle

Improve Your Bottom Line.

Protect your investment on the front side — decrease losses on the backside.

Newborn Calves

Newborn Calves

Jumpstart Newborns.

Prevent scours and attain higher weaning weights.

Show Cattle Reproduction

Optimize Reproduction.

Improve flushing returns or increase reproductive rates.

Stockers and Feeders

Stockers and Feeders

Avoid Sick Treatment and Death Loss.

Start feeder cattle on the right foot and help them gain faster.

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