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Control of diarrhoea and death in home-bred dairy calves by bucket feeding pooled colostrum
  1. DM Barber


The feeding of colostrum to newborn calves from a bucket was found to be more effective in ensuring immune globulin uptake than leaving cow and calf together for two days post partum. A marked seasonal variation in the immune globulin status of calves, which could not readily be explained by management factors, was noted during two consecutive seasons.

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