Reducing stress at weaning
With fall right around the corner, it is time to look at weaning this year’s calf crop. This is always a time of stress for cows, calves, and the farmer. So looking at ways that we can reduce stress for all can play an important part in profitability and health of the herd. The main factors in developing a low stress system are to look for ways to limit the number of stress sources put on the cattle at one time.