colostrum

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milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition

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Colostral immunoglobulin as affected by nutritional status in Border Leicester Merino ewes deliver at Kuwait.
In addition to the question of duration of colostral protection, this observation raises questions about virus hosts.
Results from this study suggested that colostral nutrition as soon as after birth play an important role to provide zinc for calves and in this way guaranteed their health and postnatal period growth.
Polychlorinated biphenyls in colostral milk and visual function at 12 months of life.
With the strength of being a public entity now, and with the addition of the suite of colostral products acquired from BioQual, VDx is in a great position to broaden its reach into the 1.
A booster is required yearly four to six weeks before lambing to allow for good transfer of colostral immunity via the milk.
Mach One is also further developing a proprietary procedure to allow for large scale manufacturing of colostral replacement products for market that includes an added ingredient for elimination of mastitis and Johnnes disease.
Our objective was to test, in smoker mothers, the colostral and transitional milk concentrations of interleukin-(IL)1[alpha].
Interest has grown in exploiting bovine colostral antibodies for passive immunotherapy or for the prophylaxis of human gastrointestinal diseases.
1996) reported that the immune modulating properties of laminarin (a novel source of P-(13)/(1--6) glucans), rich in brown seaweed, are responsible for increased colostral IgG concentrations in seaweed extract supplemented sows.
Unfortunately, many calves have inadequate circulating antibody due to poor colostral absorption.
In the last few years, interest has grown in exploiting bovine colostral antibodies for passive immunotherapy or prophylaxis of human gastrointestinal diseases.
An inadequate ingestion or absorption of colostral Ig leads to a secondary immunodeficiency condition termed Failure of Passive Transfer (FPT) that predisposes ruminant neonates to the development of bacterial septicemia and common neonatal diseases (Weaver et al.
The aim of research in Finland (Agricultural Research Center, Food Research, 31600 Jokioinen, Finland) is to develop products based on bovine colostral antibodies and other antimicrobial factors to prevent or treat human oral and gastrointestinal diseases caused by microbes.