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GEA Agricultural Equipment and Supplies 2018

​ Calf Rearing ​

​ Calf Rearing ​ ColostroStart Colostrum management The feeding of calves during the first days of life or even immediately after birth is crucial for their further development. First milk, also known as colostrum, has a higher percentage of immunoglobulins and nutrients compared to normal cow‘s milk. Consequently, the new-born calf needs to take in higher quantities of the high-quality colostrum straight away. It is recommended that a colostrum store be created with frozen colostrum. This means that there is always a stock of high-quality first milk available. If the quality of the colostrum after birth is poor (e.g. in heifers) or the amount produced is too low, frozen colostrum can be used instead. Colostrum management - ColostroStart The products in our ColostroStart Colostrum Management System are the best way to help you to provide your new-born calves with colostrum. The aluminium pouches (4 litres) are easy to fill and can be pasteurised (optional), frozen and reheated without any problems. To administer the colostrum, simply screw on the drinking teat or drencher probe. We have put together retail sets geared towards your needs: ColostroStartSET 10 • 10 colostrum bags • 1 teat • 1 drencher probe ColostroStartSET 50 • 50 colostrum bags • 3 teats • 3 drencher probes To make filling the pouches even easier, we offer you the ColostroFILLER filling tool. The optional ColostroCASE drinks trough bag keeps the first milk warm for longer, making feeding easier. Here‘s how it work: 14640 14644 14648 ref. no. description ​ € 14640 ColostroStartSET 10 1 ​ 14641 ColostroStartSET 50 1 ​ 14642 ColostroStartBAGS, pack of 5 bags 1/20 ​ 14644 Teat with union nut 1 ​ 14648 Probe with union nut 1 ​ 14646 ColostroCASE, drinking trough bag 1/50 ​ 14647 ColostroFILLER, filling tool 1 ​ 14646 14647 24

​ ​ Calf Rearing ​ Refractometer Colostrum measuring device • for the accurate and rapid determination of colostrum milk quality • the quality level of the colostrum can be quickly ascertained with impressive accuracy with just one look through the lens • suitable for cow and horse colostrum • accessories: Pipette, screwdriver, fabric cloth, bag • packaged in high-quality case ref. no. ​ € 1464 1/20 ​ Colostrometer Colostrum measuring device • for the quick and easy determination of colostrum quality • it measures the gamma globulin content via the specific density • colostrum quality can be read off from the colour scale on the spindle ​ ref. no. ​ € 1459 1/100 ​ GEA 25