Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Keeping Colostrum Clean

The title of a new Calf Facts resource is "Clean Colostrum: Let Biology Work for You."
This fact sheet may be accessed at or just click HERE.

Clean Colostrum: Letting Biology Work for You 

  • Know how bacteria grow. 
  • Let biology work for you. 
  • Do not blend or pool fresh colostrum with that which is stored. 
  • Give high priority to keeping liquid warm feces out of fresh colostrum. 
  • Extend generation time by lowering colostrum temperature.  
  • Extend generation time by using liquid potassium sorbate bacteria inhibitor.

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