RALEIGH — Ingestion of colostrum soon after birth will help kids develop a strong immune system because the ability of kids to resist diseases is greatly affected by the timing of colostrum intake and the quantity and quality of the colostrum fed. Check the ‘Nutrition of Newborn Kids: Colostrum and Bottle-Feeding’ factsheet under Nutrition/Forages for more details.
— Dr. JM Luginbuhl
Extension Specialist (Goats & Forage Systems)
Crop and Soil Sciences – NC State University
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