Posts Tagged: calf rearing


Colostrum – The Why, When, and How to Feed

By Grace Thomas, M.Agr.Sc. P.A.S. Feeding colostrum is the single most important management factor in successful calf rearing. The antibodies present in the colostrum are transferred across the small intestine of the calf, this passive transfer provides short term protection to the calf. This gives the calf time to build its immune system and antibodies. […]