Time of Weaning and Cow Condition
Jack C. Whittier, Ron C. Torell and Ben Bruce
University of Nevada
Dave Chamberlin, Jay Carr and Bill Zollinger
Oregon State University
Time of weaning can be altered to manipulate cow body condition to maintain high reproductive rates and reduce winter feed requirements. Cows nursing their calves for a longer or shorter period of time than is traditional decrease or increase their body condition.