Canine and feline colostrum.

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Chastant-Maillard , Sylvie; Aggouni , C; Albaret , A; Fournier , A; MILA , Hanna;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/rda.12830
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | digestive tract;energy;growth;immunoglobulins;neonatal mortality | neonatal mortality | growth | [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio] | digestive tract | immunoglobulins | energy
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | reproductive and urinary physiology | fluids and secretions | animal diseases

Puppy and kitten survival over the first weeks is particularly dependent on colostrum, a specific secretion of the mammary gland produced during the first 2 days post-partum. Colostrum is a source of nutrients and immunoglobulins. It also contributes to the digestive tr... View more
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