Practical guides, tools and factsheetsVolume Number January 1, 2017

Quick reference card freezing and thawing colostrum

Fiche Congeler et décongeler du colostrum

Providing frozen colostrum to newborn calves allows you to compensate for poor quality colostrum and can be very useful for night calvings. However, freezing and thawing need to be done under state of the art procedures to maximize the quality of the colostrum, both nutritionally and in terms of immunity transfer.