Swine BlueLite® is the original acidified water soluble hydration product for pigs.
For over 30 years, Swine BlueLite® has been proven to maintain hydration. Swine BlueLite is highly palatable-helping to maintain fluid intake even when unpleasant tasting supplements are added to the drinking water. Swine BlueLite:
Provides multiple sources of energy
Specifically formulated with critical nutrients for hydration support
Supports lower gut pH which has been shown to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria
Easy-to-use, well-known, and has proven results
Swine BlueLite is also available with added direct fed microbials as
Swine BlueLite 2Bw.
When to Use:
Following shipment or movement
During extreme weather conditions
To provide added energy
To reduce water pH
For nursing or newly weaned pigs to help mask unpleasant taste of medicants
Swine BlueLite 2Bw
Support intestinal health
Support feed intake
To support the immune system
Support a healthy start for weaned pigs
Swine BlueLite provides multiple sources of energy and is specifically formulated to provide critical nutrients and to support lower gut pH.
An acidified electrolyte that combines multiple energy sources in combination specifically designed to maintain hydration
Easy to supplement and extremely palatable
Helps to support consistent water intake, maintain adequate cellular hydration, and stimulate feed intake during times of stress
Helps to maintain fluid intake in the presence of unpalatable water supplements
Swine BlueLite 2Bw
An innovative combination of hydration support and specialized gut microbials
Specifically developed for swine to offer support during the challenges of weaning and intestinal disturbances
Includes 4 billion CFUs/gram of live, naturally-occurring microorganisms that stay viable in water for up to 48 hours
Can be used with proportioner or in feed, with or without antibiotics
Use when pigs appear dehydrated from environmental or management stress such as hot weather, weaning, transportation, handling and/or sorting. Give product in one of three options for 5-7 days or until pigs are consuming their normal amount of feed.
1. Mix one ounce (3 tablespoons) of Swine BlueLite product per 4 gallons of drinking water.
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2. Mix one pound (2 1/2 cups) of Swine BlueLite product per 64 gallons of drinking water.
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3. Mix 2 pounds (5 cups) of Swine BlueLite product per gallon of stock solution. Provide 1 ounce of stock solution to each gallon (128 ounces) of drinking water.
It is estimated that pigs will normally consume between 8-12% of their body weight in water daily, depending on environmental and biological stress level. Below are estimated water intake of pigs at different body weights. Estimates are based on water weighing 8.33 pounds per gallon. Please note these are estimates and intakes can vary significantly dependent on several factors.
10-20 lb pig – 0.10-0.25 gallon per day
20-30 lb pig – 0.25-0.35 gallon per day
Mix 6 pounds (2.72 kg) of Swine BlueLite to each ton of complete swine feed. Use Swine BlueLite in the feed for 5-7 days or until pigs are consuming their normal amount of feed.