Sentence Examples

  • The milk provided by the mother for the first two days is called colostrum . This special substance carries a high level of nutrients that the kittens need, and it will provide a natural immunity to many diseases.
  • The high concentration of total protein and minerals in colostrum gradually changes to meet the infant's needs over the first two to three weeks until lactation is established.
  • The key component in colostrum and breast milk is immunoglobulins or antibodies that serve to protect the infant against infections or viruses.
  • Initially, it consists largely of colostrum, a substance that has more protein than complete breast milk and lower amounts of fat and sugar.
  • The mother transfers natural antibodies to her puppies through the colostrum she produces within the first 24 hours of giving birth.