Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to our top seven frequently asked questions about First Defense products.
Where can I buy First Defense products?
Becky Vincent tells where you can buy First Defense products and why contacting your First Defense team member before buying can be beneficial.
What makes First Defense better than a vaccine, and can I use both?
Ellen Cushing addresses common concerns we hear from producers about protecting their calves and explains our calf scours prevention products in simple terms.
I’ve noticed First Defense costs more than a vaccine. Why is it at that price point?
Dale Miller talks about the lengthy process behind the manufacture of First Defense products.
What’s the difference between Dual Force, Tri-Shield and First Defense Technology?
Get a quick primer on the differences in our products from Jill Sprakel.
When using First Defense, do I need to wait to feed colostrum?
Dale Miller explains a common misunderstanding that leads to the question about delayed feeding. Spoiler Alert: There’s no need to wait.
What does antibodies without vaccination mean?
Bobbi Brockmann explains that while scours vaccines intend to stimulate antibody production, First Defense products deliver antibodies directly and immediately to calves.
What is the difference between feed supplements and First Defense products?
Chris Bradley talks about the big difference: Unproven claims. Find out how prevalent it is.
What’s Your Question?
Dairy and beef producers, and veterinarians, who haven’t experienced the advantages of First Defense are curious about how it works. Do you have a question?