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COLOSTRUM STORY

COLOSTRUM STORY

COLOSTRUM REFERS TO THE INITIAL MILK PRODUCED

BY THE MOTHER COW FOR 3 DAYS RIGHT AFTER GIVING BIRTH.

MAMMALS BREASTFEED THEIR BABIES AND SO DO COWS.

BOVINE COLOSTRUM IS PRODUCED

FOR ONLY ABOUT 3 DAYS AFTER GIVING BIRTH,

AND IT CONTAINS UP TO 100 TIMES MORE NUTRIENTS

THAN THE REGULAR MILK.

UNLIKE OTHER MAMMALS, A COW CANNOT DELIVER NUTRIENTS

AND IMMUNE SYSTEM FACTORS TO THE FETUS THROUGH

THE PLACENTA SO CALVES