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Colostrum Overview


Colostrum in the nutrient-rich, first milk produced by mammals after birth.  For a newborn calf, colostrum is its only chance to receive essential immunity, nutrients, growth factors, and hormones.  This course will teach you about: (1) immunity; (2) vigour; (3) survival in the first 24 hours; (4) importance of colostrum; (5) cold and heat stress on the dam; (6) first milk; (7) colostral fat; and (8) hormones.