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Source: Elanco news release Today Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) announces the addition of PenPoint™ Sort to help cattle feeders maximize profitability. PenPoint Sort adds to the existing Elanco Knowledge Solutions portfolio of services designed to optimize practices and products through...
Source: Michigan State University Extension, Kevin Gould and Jerad Jaborek Ask two or more beef cattle veterinarians about weaning beef calf management, also referred to as preconditioning, and you are bound to get different recommendations for protocols to follow. This does not mean...
Source: Oregon State University Introduction Weaning is considered one of the most stressful periods in the productive life of a beef calf. During the weaning process, calves are exposed to various stressors that include removal from their dam, physiological changes (actively...

Weaning beef calves

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Barry Potter – Livestock Specialist/OMAFRA Introduction Weaning time is stressful for the mother cow and her calf. Traditionally some Ontario cow-calf producers wean calves the day they leave the farm, thus...
Source: North Dakota State University Traditionally, calves are weaned at six to seven months of age. In typical spring calving herds in the northern Great Plains, this is usually October or November. However, during drought, forage is generally limiting and...

Weaning

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council, Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle Section 4.6 Weaning is the process of eliminating milk from the calf’s diet (44). Under natural conditions, a cow’s milk output decreases gradually over...
Source: Oregon State University Introduction Weaning is considered one of the most stressful periods in the productive life of a beef calf. During the weaning process, calves are exposed to various stressors that include removal from their dam, physiological changes (actively...
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