NEWBORN CALVES AND COLOSTRUM

ABOUT THIS TOPIC

This suite of courses has been designed to help you learn and understand more about the role of colostrum in a newborn calf’s life.  Everyone knows that calves need and receive colostrum at birth, but did you know the science behind it and the absolute importance quality colostrum plays in the life of a calf?  You may purchase the courses individually or as a package to learn more about this important topic.

COLOSTRUM OVERVIEW

Colostrum in the nutrient-rich, first milk produced by mammals after birth.  For a newborn calf, colostrum is their only chance to receive essential immunity, nutrients, growth factors, and hormones.  This course will teach you about:

  • Immunity
  • Vigour
  • Surviving the first 24 hours
  • Importance of colostrum
  • Cold and heat stress on the dam
  • First milk
  • Colostral fat
  • Hormones

PASSIVE TRANSFER OF COLOSTRUM IN CALVES – COMING SOON!