Colostrum is the biological fluid produced from the mammary glands of female mammals shortly after giving birth. The fluid has a distinct composition different from the milk produced afterwards. The composition Of colostrum provides immediate immune protection to the newborn. The supportive properties of bovine colostrum when consumed by other mammalian species, including pigs and humans, are well documented in the literature. The immune modulating compounds in colostrum from farm animals have been receiving attention
in a number of clinical applications. Immunel is an immunoglobulin-depleted lactose-reduced extract from colostral whey (bovine).