Use baking pans to store colostrum
A shallow baking pan isn’t just for baking cakes. Use it to store colostrum in the freezer, suggests Jud Heinrichs, professor of dairy science at Penn State University. Simply pour 2 quarts of colostrum into a 1-gallon re-sealable freezer bag and lay it flat in the pan to freeze. When thawing, put the frozen colostrum in a second bag to prevent water from seeping in through any tears in the bag that may have occurred during storage. The large surface area helps speed up the thawing process.