From the Fence Post: Rethink abrupt weaning

From the Fence Post: Rethink abrupt weaning

Brent Meyer

Bovine Veterinarian

Weve talked in the BRD Report blog about the need to spread out the stressors associated with weaning. Pulling calves from their dam and shipping them to a feedyard, all within a very short time period, places them under tremendous stress and can seriously impair their ability to fight off disease.What happens when calves are put under such stress?

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