OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer - Colostrum (Brix/Colostrum Quality/Waste Milk)

OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer - Colostrum (Brix/Colostrum Quality/Waste Milk)

Regular price £299.00 Sale

The OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer for colostrum testing gives instant readings, letting you know whether colostrum is “Poor, Borderline, Adequate,” or “Very Good”. No fuss, and no waste.

This refractometer is ideal for indicating the colostrum level within milk fed to newborn foals, calves & lambs during the critical first days of life. Testing colostrum is a highly important step and with the OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer can be done quickly and easily at every collection using only a small sample.

Farmers, herdsmen, and breeders all over the world see the refractometer is an invaluable and simple tool for colostrum testing in the field and rely on them to help make informed decisions when feeding their newborn livestock.

If you are looking for a traditional optical refractometer for colostrum testing (albeit with the use of a conversion table) you can find one here.

Scale A is set to °Brix (ATC)

Scale B is set to Colostrum Quality

Scale C is set to Total Solids of Waste Milk 

The OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer - Colostrum (Brix/Colostrum/Waste Milk) scales are preselected at despatch, but may be reassigned using the scale selection method detailed here.

Portable, powerful, and ready to go

The OPTi® Digital Handheld Refractometer from Bellingham + Stanley puts a powerful, fully portable instrument in the palm of your hand. Powered by just 2xAAA batteries, the OPTi refractometer can take 10,000 readings in 50 common refractometer scales.

OPTi refractometers are made in Germany and feature a durable IP65 rated housing, a stainless steel prism dish which rapidly stabilises sample temperature, and a clear LCD display. All tri-scale OPTi refractometers have the ability to measure across the full 0-95 °Brix range.

To learn more about OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometers click here, or to read about Eclipse optical refractometers click here.

Refractometer Shop is proud to stock a series of OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometers with pre-selected scales to suit a wide range of applications. If you require a specific configuration and wish to buy in bulk please contact us today to see how we can help. 

Technical information

Product code: 38-01RS-A1-B34-C19

Scale A

Range: 0-95
Resolution: 0.1
Accuracy: ±0.2

Scale B

Range: Poor/Pass
Accuracy: ±1.2

Scale C

Range: 5-15
Resolution: 0.1
Accuracy: ±0.5

Frequently bought with OPTi

AG 40 calibration fluid - £39.99

AG Fluids are aqueous solutions that cover the range 1.33-1.40 RI (0-40 °Brix equivalent) and have a shelf life of 12-months. Add to your order for free shipping within the UK.