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The Saskatoon Colostrum Company Ltd.’s (“SCCL”) Continuing Education Courses (the “Courses”), and all related informational material and content including, without limitation, SCCL’s e-newsletter and display pages (“Related Content”) which appear on or any of its subdomains or are otherwise provided to users, are provided on an “AS IS” basis and are intended for general consumer understanding and education only. Any access to the Courses or Related Content is voluntary and at the sole risk of the user. SCCL makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Courses or Related Content. If the user is dissatisfied with the Courses or Related Content, the user’s sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Courses and site. Nothing contained in the Courses or Related Content should be considered, or used as a substitute for, veterinary medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information provided on the website is for educational and informational purposes only and is not meant as a substitute for professional advice from a veterinarian or other professional. Courses and Related Content are designed to educate consumers on general colostrum benefits that may affect their animal’s daily lives. This site and its Courses do not constitute the practice of any veterinary medical or other professional veterinary health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. SCCL disclaims liability for any damages or losses, direct or indirect, that may result from use of or reliance on information contained within the Courses or Related Content. Although access to the Courses and Related Content is open to worldwide users, SCCL is organized under the laws of Canada. Therefore, the terms of this disclaimer shall be governed by the laws of Saskatchewan, Canada as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this disclaimer notwithstanding and without giving effect to any conflict of laws provisions of your domicile, residence or physical location. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of Saskatchewan. SCCL advises consumers to always seek the advice of a veterinarian, veterinary specialist or other qualified veterinary health care provider with any questions regarding an animal’s health or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your veterinarian or other qualified veterinary health care provider because of something you have read on this site.


We’ve created a variety of tools to help you learn more about colostrum, calves and SCCL. Our goal is to equip you with the the best resources to feel confident when feeding colostrum and making decisions in raising your calves.

The Colostrum Counsel

The publication delivering expert advice for colostrum management practices.

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

Feeding colostrum as a therapy for diarrhea in preweaned calves

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

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

The Colostrum Counsel – Common Calfhood Diseases: Recognizing Scours

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

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

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

Collaborative Studies

Collaborative published studies proving the efficacy and safety of products manufactured by SCCL and the applications for feeding colostrum in calves.

Effects of enriching IgG concentration in low- and medium-quality colostrum with colostrum replacer on IgG absorption in newborn Holstein calves

A.J. Lopez, J.Echeverry-Munera, H.McCarthy, A.C. Welboren, A.Pineda, M.Nagorske, D.L.Renaud, M.A.Steele

J Dairy Sci. 2023 May; 106(8):3680-3691

Feeding colostrum or a 1:1 colostrum:milk mixture for 3 days postnatal increases small intestinal development and minimally influences plasma glucagon-like peptide-2 and serum insulin-like growth factor-1 concentrations in Holstein bull calves Describes how gut development is influenced by PD1; Persistency of IgG in serum also described;

Pyo J, Hare K, Pletts S, Inabu Y, Haines D, Sugino T, Guan LL, Steele M.

J Dairy Sci. 2020 May;103(5):4236-4251. doi: 10.3168/jds.2019-17219. Epub 2020 Mar 12. PMID: 32171512.

Timing of colostrum and impacts on gut microflora

Ma T, O’Hara E, Song Y, Fischer AJ, He Z, Steele MA, Guan LL.

J Dairy Sci. 2019 Aug;102(8):7073-7086. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-16130. Epub 2019 Jun 13. PMID: 31202657.

Mixing and Feeding Tips

SCCL’s colostrum products are a easy and convenient solution to get your newborns off to a strong, healthy start. Check out these simple tips to easily mix and feed our products.

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet Headstart Dairy

They understand that a successful dairy herd starts with healthy calves. Learn more about how SCCL has helped them achieve their herd’s goals through colostrum.

Beyond Colostrum Podcasts

It’s more important than ever to dial in your newborn calf management and find solutions to advance your operation.
Welcome to the Beyond Colostrum podcast, where we discuss research-proven ways to improve your newborn calf health, while optimizing performance and maximizing your genetic potential and profitability.
Now Let’s go Beyond Colostrum!

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Highlighted Episodes

Beyond Colostrum: Managing Heat Stress

Beyond Colostrum: Preventing the need for antibiotics in calves

Beyond Colostrum: The Value of Colostrum for Beef Calves

Beyond Colostrum: Beef Producers Commonly Asked Questions

Where to Buy

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