noun. milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition.
- whole milk
- take away
- colostrum (Latin)
Sentences with colostrum
1. Noun, singular or mass
If he can't get it from his own mother, call your vet to see if she has canine colostrum on hand or if she knows of a nursing dog who might be able to accept your puppy.
2. Noun, plural
Adequate colostrum intake sets the stage for your calf’s lifelong health.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Milk that a puppy consumes from her mother within her first 12 to 14 hours of life contains colostrum.
Ask your veterinarian to give the puppies plasma or a colostrum supplement if she determines that the puppies need it.