Calf Solutions, in connection with Zinpro, has introduced Premolac PLUS colostrum replacer for dairy calves. With 152.4 g of immunoglobulin G (IgG), this new product has the highest concentration of IgG per gram of powder compared to other U.S. Department of Agriculture-licensed colostrum replacer powder products for aiding in the treatment of failure of passive transfer.
“Colostrum is vital to get calves off to a great start to achieve passive transfer and set them up for positive lifetime performance,” said Stefanie Fieck, house brands manager for Milk Products, manufacturer of Calf Solutions products. “Backed by a USDA license, dairy farmers and calf raisers can be confident Premolac PLUS colostrum replacer is safe, effective and consistent from one bag to the next.”
For a colostrum replacer to be USDA licensed, it must meet the claim: “To prevent failure of passive transfer.” The number of IgGs present in colostrum replacer is what helps a calf achieve passive transfer.
It is recommended calves receive 150-200 g IgG at first-feeding colostrum to absorb enough IgGs to achieve successful passive transfer for immune protection. Achieving successful passive transfer helps improve early calf health and growth. With maternal colostrum, IgG levels are not guaranteed and calves may be exposed to maternally transmitted diseases if the colostrum is left unpasteurized.
“As a USDA-licensed dried bovine colostrum replacer, Premolac PLUS provides peace of mind to dairy farmers and calf raisers knowing it’s been tested and proven effective to treat the failure of passive transfer,” Fieck said.
To learn more about Premolac PLUS colostrum replacer and other Calf Solutions products, visit calfsolutions.com.
Milk Products, based in Chilton, Wis., manufacturers high-quality animal milk replacers and young animal health products. Using its innovative manufacturing technology, Milk Products produces more than 700 unique animal nutrition products for numerous independent feed manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and large retail chains. Our customers choose whether these products are sold under their private label brand, or under the Calf Solutions brand which is manufactured and marketed by Milk Products.