Does Temporary Calf Removal for timed AI affect reproduction and calf performance?

Does Temporary Calf Removal for timed AI affect reproduction and calf performance?

World of Ranching

Over three years, in Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Mississippi, 679 Angus or Brangus cow-calf pairs were synchronized with the 7-day CO-Synch+CIDR protocol.

In one experiment, with dams averaging 68 days postpartum, one-half of the suckling calves were removed from their dams for the 72 hours before timed AI and one-half of the calves remained with their dams.

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