- Potassium sorbate is licenced for use in the food producing industry
- Potassium sorbate works extremely well to prevent antibody decline in colostrum in New Zealand based trial results
- Commercial colostrum keepers (formic and citric acid based products) are questionably effective at preserving antibodies in colostrum and preventing bacterial proliferation
- Yoghurt to preserve colostrum is ineffective
- Old style formalin and hydrochloric acid preservatives are carcinogenic and are not approved for use in the dairy industry,.
- Potassium sorbate is readily available and cheap
- Potassium sorbate is simple to use – follow the instructions posted on the Anexa FVC website or talk to your vet
- Potassium sorbate works as well at room temperature as at refrigeration temperatures so no expensive chilling equipment is required
- Potassium sorbate can be used to preserve ‘gold colostrum’ as well as colostrum for older calves
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