Improving passive transfer of immunoglobulins in calves. I: dose effect of feeding a commercial colostrum replacer.

@article{Godden2009ImprovingPT,
  title={Improving passive transfer of immunoglobulins in calves. I: dose effect of feeding a commercial colostrum replacer.},
  author={Sandra M. Godden and Deborah M. Haines and Derek K Hagman},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2009},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={1750-7}
}
The objective of this study was to describe the effects of feeding 1 or 2 doses of a commercially available colostrum-derived colostrum replacer (CR) on passive transfer of immunoglobulins (Ig) in newborn dairy calves, including IgG, IgG1, IgG2, IgA, and IgM. Newborn calves were removed from the dam before suckling and randomly assigned to 1 of 3 treatment groups: group 1 were fed 1 package (100 g of IgG) of CR product, group 2 was fed 2 packages (200 g of IgG) of the same CR product, and group… CONTINUE READING

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