Friday, September 7, 2018

Testing Colostrum for IgG's

The September calf management newsletter with this title highlights:
  • Sick calves? Feeding low quality colostrum could be contributing to the problem!
  • Make colostrum quality testing part of the dairy's SOP for colostrum management.
  • Connect test values to colostrum feeding - keep it simple.
Think about these questions:
  1. What are the chances of having low quality colostrum?
  2. How can we identify low quality colostrum?
  3. Once we  have identified low quality colostrum, how do we avoid using it for first feeding for our heifer calves? 
  4. What can we do if colostrum supplies are low?
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