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The Colostrum Counsel

Expert advice on colostrum management and newborn best practices.

The Colostrum Counsel

Expert advice on colostrum management and newborn best practices.

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The Colostrum Counsel – Tips for keeping calves cool during the heat of the summer

The summer heat can have a large impact on a dairy herd, but the impact on calves in particular is often overlooked. Heat stress can have long term effects on the future productivity of growing heifers. As calves feel the summer heat, help keep them comfortable by following a few simple cooling practices.

Feeding colostrum as a therapy for diarrhea in preweaned calves

With the ever changing global limitation on antibiotic use and the increased need for more natural therapies, colostrum has been shown to be an effective alternative to restoring healthy stool and improve average daily gain in preweaned calves.

The Colostrum Counsel – Common Calfhood Diseases: Prevention and Treatment of Scours

When considering treatment of scours, there are several options for prevention, supportive therapy and treatment that do not involve reaching for the bottle of antibiotics. By identifying the weaknesses in the chain of disease, we can avoid calfhood scours altogether

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The Colostrum Counsel – Tips for keeping calves cool during the heat of the summer

By Mike Nagorske, DVM.
The summer heat can have a large impact on a dairy herd, but the impact...

Feeding colostrum as a therapy for diarrhea in preweaned calves

By Havie Carter, B.Sc.(Agr.)
With the ever changing global limitation on antibiotic use and the increased need for more...

The Colostrum Counsel – Common Calfhood Diseases: Prevention and Treatment of Scours

By Dr. Travis White, DVM.
When considering treatment of scours, there are several options for prevention, supportive therapy and treatment...

The Colostrum Counsel – How can heat stress during late-gestation affect our calves and colostrum quality?

By Mike Nagorske, DVM.
There’s no better time than summertime, but the stress from the heat can take it’s...

The Colostrum Counsel – Common Calfhood Diseases: Recognizing Scours

Calfhood Diarrhea is the most common health problem affecting young cattle and milk-fed animals. Calves...

The Colostrum Counsel – Enrichment; boosting your free maternal colostrum to guarantee quality

By Mike Nagorske, DVM.
Many farms wish to use the colostrum they already have available, but often it falls...

The Colostrum Counsel – The critical role that thermogenesis plays during the first hours of a calf’s life.

By Mike Nagorske, DVM.
Newborn calves are extremely susceptible to environmental conditions. Both heat and cold stress play a...

Test for success – measuring immune transfer in calves after colostrum feeding gives us insight into herd health opportunities

By Mike Nagorske, DVM.
Calves are a unique species in how they rely on colostrum ingestion to provide immune...

Feeding dried colostrum to newborn lambs and kids proves a highly effective and convenient alternative

By Juliana Mergh Leão | Haim Leibovich | Joana Palhares Campolina
Newborn lambs and kids require colostrum at birth as a sole source of nutrition. When...