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Colostrum is a form of milk produced by the mammary glands at the end of pregnancy. Passive antibody intake through the Colostrum during the early hours of birth is very important for calf survival. Consumption of high-quality Colostrum could reduce mortality, strengthen immunity, and increase livability of calves. Therefore, calves must ensure their passive immunity by consuming Colostrum as soon as possible after their birth. This paper aims to review the benefits of Colostrum for calf health development.


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Yanuartono Yanuartono, Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan UGM

Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, FKH-UGM

IVa/lektor kepala

D. Ramandani, Departemen Teknologi Hayati dan Veteriner, Sekolah Vokasi, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Sekolah Vokasi, Universitas Gadjah Mada

A. Nururrozi, Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan UGM

Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, FKH-UGM

S. Indarjulianto, Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan UGM

Departemen Ilmu Penyakit Dalam, FKH-UGM
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Yanuartono, Y., Ramandani, D., Nururrozi, A., & Indarjulianto, S. (2022). Importance of Colostrum for Calf Health and development: A brief review. Jurnal Sain Peternakan Indonesia, 17(1), 1–13.


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