Our young stock specialists will tell you all about colostrum and using the refractometer in the videos below.
Tips how to cool and store colostrum
Young cattle specialist Johan Verdaasdonk of FrieslandCampina shares some tips how you can best cool and store colostrum.
Tips for milking colostrum
Young cattle specialist Johan Verdaasdonk of FrieslandCampina gives tips on what to pay attention to with the different methods of milking colostrum.
Calibrating a refractometer: important first step before using
The refractometer. The ideal instrument for measuring colostrum quality. If using this device for the first time, it is important to check that it is actually set at 0. Young stock specialist Johan shows how to do this.
Measuring colostrum quality with a refractometer.
The refractometer. A useful tool for measuring colostrum quality. And a very simple method, too. Young stock specialist Johan Verdaasdonk from The Netherlands shows how it works.