The Effect of Plasma-derived Colostrum Replacer Feeding Programs for Prevention of Mycobacterium avium subspecies Paratuberculosis in Dairy Calves

Authors

  • P. Pithua College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • S. M. Godden College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • S. J. Wells College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21423/aabppro20084449

Keywords:

Mycobacterium avium, MAP, commercial colostrum replacer, maternal colostrum, infection

Abstract

The objective of this study was to estimate the relative risk of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in calves fed a plasma-derived commercial colostrum replacer (CR) vs bovine maternal colostrum (MC) after birth.

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2008-09-25

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