Feeding Recommendations

Feeding Calves

Mix milk powder prior to feeding, not the day before as settling can occur and milk can go off from bacterial growth creating a source of infection...

Feeding Lambs

Colostrum is essential for young lambs. A newborn lamb should receive colostrum from its mother within 6-12 hours of birth...

Feeding Foals

It is important that foals receive colostrum within 4 hours of birth. It is unlikely a foal will survive if it does not receive colostrum...

Feeding Goat Kids

Like other young animals, it is important that kids receive colostrum at birth...

Feeding Piglets

It is important the piglet receives colostrum at birth...

Feeding Fawns

Ensure that fawns receive colostrum at birth. Colostrum should be available for at least 24 hours, and longer if possible...

Feeding Puppies

It is important that puppies receive colostrum within the first 12 hours of birth. Ideally the puppies should receive colostrum from a bitch, but if this is not possible Jump-Start™ Full Cream Colostrum should be fed...

Feeding Cria

If bottle feeding from birth, it is important that colostrum is fed to cria within 6 hours of birth and then for at least 2 days. If alpaca colostrum is not available then colostrum from deer, goats or cows may be used...