[Serum gammaglobulin titer in goat kids after colostrum administration: effect of commercial colostrum replacers].

@article{Zadoks2001SerumGT,
  title={[Serum gammaglobulin titer in goat kids after colostrum administration: effect of commercial colostrum replacers].},
  author={R N Zadoks and K Orsel and Cynthia M Verwer and Alex de Winter and Jan-Kees van Amerongen and T H Wensing},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor diergeneeskunde},
  year={2001},
  volume={126 20},
  pages={646-50}
}
Seven commercially available colostrum replacers were tested for their ability to substitute for goat colostrum as a source of gammaglobulin for goat kids. One hundred kids were fed with goat colostrum or colostrum replacer after separation from their mothers at birth. Blood samples were taken from ten kids at birth, and from all kids at 48 hours after birth. Samples were used to measure the total protein content and gammaglobulin concentration of serum. Kids fed with goat colostrum had higher… CONTINUE READING

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