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I bought some colostrum for Rafi. I'm boosting his immune system to help fight a new outbreak of demodectic mange.

The capsules are 500 mg and I'm giving him one a day--1/2 with each meal. Is that the correct dosage?

Thanks for any help on this!
 

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ruth,
not sure of the dosage, did you get the people colostrum, or specifically for dogs formula? i know KV Vet supply has CC with bovine colostrum in it. its easier getting the dog specific, then the dosage is right there for ya. although, as with anything i would start on the low side and slowly work up to a higher dosage.

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Dr. Blake-who has been using colostrom for many years on pets- recommends this:

For hypersensitive patients, I start them out on a pinch of colostrum to make sure they do not over react to the healing potential of the colostrum. Once they are on it and not over reacting, I start increasing the amount gradually to a dose of 1/3 tsp per 25 pounds of body wt per day. For 99% of the cases, I start them on 1/3 tsp per 25 pounds of body weight once per day. I always tell the client to give the colostrum at least one month to evaluate its effect. I have had patients that respond in one day and some may take several months. My personal experience was immediate for my acute problem and 2 years for a 20-year-old chronic problem.

But he also emphasises on the quality of the colostrum you get.

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How did the colostrum trial go? I ordered this one http://www.kvvet.com/KVVet/productr.asp?...AA1079BF9171FFB from KV Pet (Colostrum Plus). It should be here any minute now and I'm wondering how slow I need to start out. poor Lady Jane - I hope this goes better than the bee pollen and the peanut butter and the tuna juice...
 

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Sheesh--I started this thread and then forgot about it.


I gave him people colostrum in capsule form for 3 months. His mange did go away (without anything chemical although I did use a NEEM spray for his skin) but I have no idea if it had anything to do with the colostrum. He didn't have any adverse effects from it. I just gave him a capsule a day, split into two meals.

I hope it helps Lady Jane.
 
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