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Sheep Management: Colostrum and Health of Newborn Lambs
Keeping newborn lambs alive and healthy is one of the greatest management challenges facing sheep producers.
Pasteurization of Colostrum
pasteurization is to colostrum used to protect newborn calves.
Colostrum Supplements and Replacer
Department of Dairy and Animal Science. DAS 2011-180. Colostrum Supplements and Replacer.
Colostrum 40% IgG - Pure Encapsulations
Colostrum is a highly-concentrated source of powerful immune and growth pure, rich source of bovine colostrum provides exceptional, synergistic support.
Calf Note #96 – Pasteurized colostrum
Calf Note #96 – Pasteurized colostrum. Introduction. Everyone understands (or should understand) the importance of colostrum.

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Use management principles to develop teamwork
For example, maternity persons are expected to feed colostrum so that calves have greater than 5.0 Total Protein score on blood samples taken on greater than 95 percent of all calves born. (Total protein values will be below 5.
Expert tips on calf rearing
Calves must have colostrum when they arrive at the rearing shed. Up to one quarter of calves did not receive colostrum and this greatly affected a calf's antibody levels.
Vaccine linked to 'bleeding calf syndrome'
It has been suggested that antibodies in colostrum, the first milk the mother produces, are responsible for destroying the calf's blood cells.
Milk, Glorious Milk
A team of researchers from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Poland, Darewicz, B., Dziuba, Minkiewicz, and J. Dziuba, considered the "preventive potential of millk and colostrum proteins and protein fragments.
Calves' close bond with their 'mum'
On a typical day he starts at 6am with a round of feeding and then heads off to nearby dairy farms where he collects mixtures of milk and colostrum, an essential feed for new calves.

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Colostrum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Colostrum (also known colloquially as beestings, bisnings or first milk) is a form of milk produced by the mammary glands of mammals in late pregnancy.
What is colostrum? - La Leche League
Colostrum Benefits--Better Health Naturally
Colostrum is the first lacteal secretion produced by the mammary gland of a mother prior to the production of milk.
Colostrum (also known as beestings or first milk) is a form of milk produced by the mammary glands in late pregnancy and the few days after giving birth. Bovine Colostrum Vitamins & Supplements

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