The most critical step towards recovery

for a calf that is suffering from


is timely rehydration with a quality electrolyte

that will help it to re-balance its physiological pH to a normal range.

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150g of Globulin Protein in Every Dose!

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100g of Globulin Protein in Every Dose!

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Give’em the GOOD Stuff with these great products from Oxford Ag!

Fill, Shake & Feed

It couldn't be any easier!

It's Simple

  • Fill With Warm Water
  • Shake to Mix
  • Feed with the Disposable Feed Tube or Nipple
  • Skip doing the Dishes

Why a 100g Supplement?

It's Simple Math.

Passive Transfer requires a Minimum of 10g/L of Blood

  • An average calf has 3.6L of Blood
  • If 50G goes into the calf
  • 35% Absorption is the Absolute Best we can hope for = 17.5g

Do the math. A 50g product will only produce, at best, 4.9G/L.

Oxford Ag’s Colostrum100 Supplement would deliver 9.8g/L and our Colostrum150 Replacer would deliver 14.6g/L

Do you know why Colostrum is the single most important input in any calf’s life?

All Calves are Born WITHOUT an Immune System.

  • Mother Nature dictates that antibodies are transferred from her to her calf via the colostrum it consumes in the first feeding.
  • These antibodies (or Ig) are transferred through specialized cells in the calf’s small intestine that temporarily allow the absorption of large molecules and carry them to the blood stream.
  • This process is called Passive Transfer.

However, the intestine is ONLY ABLE TO ABSORB these maternal antibodies for a SHORT TIME.

  • It is most receptive during the first few hours after birth and steadily declines to nearly 0 at 24 hours after birth.
  • In order to achieve Adequate Passive Transfer, the amount of Ig absorbed into the blood must be >10g/L of Plasma (New industry goal is to achieve 20g/L.)
  • Any amount <10g/L is considered Failure of Passive Transfer (FPT)

FPT has been linked with

  • Increased Calf Morbidity (sickness)
  • Mortality (death)
  • and a Reduction in Calf Growth Rate and Feed Efficiency

It is estimated that of the calf deaths occurring in the first 3 weeks of life, approximately a third are due to inadequate colostrum intake.

Long Term Consequences Include:

  • Delayed Onset of Puberty
  • Decreased First and Second Lactation Milk Production
  • Increased Culling Rate of Heifers in the First Lactation

There are 4 key factors that contribute to the goal of successful passive transfer of immunity:

1.QUALITY – Feeding high quality colostrum with a high immunoglobulin concentration (>50 g/L of IgG)

2.VOLUME – Feeding the correct volume of colostrum

3.SPEED – Feeding colostrum promptly after birth (within 1-2 hours and by 6 hours maximum)

4.BIOSECURITY – Minimizing bacterial contamination of colostrum

Oxford Ag’s Colostrum and Electrolyte products deliver on all 4 Factors!