Drench-Mate II and III Instructions

Preparation

  1. Add half of the water you expect to use into the poly tank. (preferably warm water)
  2. Add (Drenchmate drench) product to the tank
  3. Using a high volume hose fill the poly tank the remaining 50%: mixing contents
  4. Turn pump valve to “close” position
  5. Prime pump by either removing top plug of pump and add water till full OR by filling poly tank full and opening valve to tank and crack open top plug until pump floods.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT RUN PUMP UNLESS PRIMED!!!

  1. Turn engine switch “on”, choke “on” then pull start engine.

 Drenching

  1. Insert the Frick tube into the cow’s mouth and attach nose tongs.
  2. Slide poly hose through the Frick tube into the rumen until the red mark is at the cow‘s nose.
  3. Turn the locking Frick tube to the “locking position” as indicated by the arrow.
  4. Attach the hose’s camlock to the pump and open valve to begin drenching.
  5. Please review and follow our “6 Step” Drenching Guide

Caution- If you see the cow NOT chewing then you need to STOP pumping as this can cause a refluxed rumen fluid into the lungs.

  1. Using the calibration marks on the poly tank or timers and lights, close the valve when the desired amount of “drench” has been reached.

Cleaning

  1. Rinse thoroughly with clean water while running the pump. Open bottom drain.

Milk Replacer for Calves

  1. Add half of the water you expect to use into the poly tank. (preferably hot water)
  2. Add milk replacer.
  3. Repeat steps 3-6
  4. ) Attach the hose’s camlock to the pump, placing the other end of the hose into your calf bottles or buckets.  Open the valve to begin filling.
  5. ) Close the valve when the desired amount has been reached.

Cleaning

  1. Open the bottom drain. Rinse thoroughly with clean hot water and a soap or chlorine to sanitize the unit completely after each use.

NOTE:  To prevent the Drench-Mate from freezing, completely drain the tank and remove the drain plug at the bottom of the pump.

CLEAN AND FLUSH UNIT AFTER EACH USE