Give three qualities that make colostrum suitable for feeding a young calf
- It is highly digestible hence suitable for calves whose digestive system is not developed.
- Highly nutritious. It contains vitamins and proteins for growth and disease resistance
- It is rich in antibodies to enable the calves resist early disease infection
- It has a laxative effect and helps to clean the bowls/removal of first dung.
- It is highly palatable