Goat Colostrum

Colostrum feeding

Colostrum is the very first mammary secretion, which changes gradually to the form of normal milk within a few days after kidding. It is rich in fat and proteins that are primarily immunoglobins (Igs). Immunoglobins have the ability to fight against disease-causing organisms and their toxins.

Feeding colostrum soon after birth is extremely important for the survival and growth of newborn kids for three reasons. First, colostrum is the primary source of essential nutrients required for the newborns …