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This page contains information on Colostrx for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Colostrx Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Colostrx
  • Direction and dosage information for Colostrx


This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Intervet/Merck Animal Health

Escherichia coli Antibody, Bovine Origin

U.S. Vet. Permit No.: 341

Guaranteed Analysis:

Bovine immunoglobulin, minimum

30 grams

Crude Protein, minimum


Colostrx Indications

Failure of Passive Transfer: COLOSTRX® supplies a guaranteed quantity of absorbable immunoglobulins to aid in the treatment of failure of passive transfer in newborn calves less than 24 hours old.

Diarrhea Control: Serves as an aid in the prevention of scours by supplying antibodies that block the K-99 E coli process.

Dosage and Administration

First, empty the entire contents of the package into a pail. Second, add approximately 1-1 1/2 quarts of lukewarm water or milk replacer and stir vigorously with a wire whisk until mixed.

For best results, administer with a nipple pail, bottle or esophageal feeder within 10 hours after birth (immediately if practical). Be sure that the calf consumes the entire contents. Follow the normal feeding program after COLOSTRX® is administered.

Precaution(s): Store at temperatures no higher than room temperature (72°F, 23°C) and out of direct sunlight.

Warning(s): For veterinary use only.

COLOSTRX® is a registered trademark of Protein Technology, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Presentation: 1 dose (454 g).

CPN: 10470291

Intervet Inc.

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