Friday, December 1, 2017

Bottle Feeding Colostrum

The December issue the calf management newsletter is now posted online at in the Resources section or just click HERE.

A summary of the main points in the letter:

  • Bottle feeding promotes rapid and efficient absorption of antibodies from colostrum.
  • Start with a clean nipple and bottle using clean, wholesome colostrum.
  • Plan ahead when cold weather bottle feeding colostrum.
  • Pick out the right nipples.     
  • Monitor swallowing, avoid choking.
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Remember that many back issues are posted at in the Resource section, click on Calf Management Newsletter.

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