This will depend on the fluctuations in the milk supply. It is best to test the total solids of the waste milk to see what the average looks like over a one week period. If total milk solids are too low you may want to discuss with your veterinarian whether to add an additional feeding [...]
We recommend that milk and colostrum be pasteurized immediately after harvest and then either fed at once or cleanly transferred to a refrigerated holding vessel. The colostrum or milk can then be warmed to body temperature prior to feeding.
NO. When done properly colostrum can be successfully pasteurized to eliminate the same pathogens that can be found in the milk. These pathogens are even more dangerous in colostrum since these bacteria and viruses can easily pass through the gut wall along with the large proteins that impart immunity to the calf. Colostrum can [...]