Colostrum. A practical guide for correct colostrum feeding in calves
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Colostrum. A practical guide for correct colostrum feeding in calves

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The authors’ experience backs up one of the most practical and easy-to-use books about colostrum. This guidebook tries to answer the basic questions related to the daily activity of vets, cattle producers and technicians, ranging over issues such as birth and cow, but featuring a special focus on the need for an adequate administration of colostrums to calves, a key to minimise neonatal calf mortality.

1. Introduction 2. The cow The udder 3. Birth and management of the calf The labour and the foetus Preparation for calving Stages of calving Attention and assistance during calving When is it advisable to intervene during calving? Assessment of the newborn calf Management of the newborn calf How to proceed with the newborn calf? 4. Colostrum and colostrum intake What are the components of colostrum? How much colostrum does a calf need to take? When does the calf need to take the colostrum? Are all colostrum the same? Immunologic quality How can the quality of colostrum be determined? Hygienic quality 5. Alternatives to maternal colostrum: substitutes and supplements Fresh or preserved colostrum Commercial products 6. Feeding of the calf Transition from colostrum to milk 7. Bibliography 
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Juan José Ramos Antón, Luis Miguel Ferrer Mayayo
  • Año de edición 2014
  • Nº Páginas 60
  • Encuadernación Soft cover. Wire-o
  • Tamaño 11 X 20