BeefTalk: Precondition Calves Regardless of Weaning Time
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
Now is the time to start preparing calves for marketing with a sound preconditioning program developed in concert with your veterinarian. Drier weather may mean selling this year’s calves earlier, so preconditioning your calves sooner rather than later makes good sense. Do not wait and, out of frustration, call the trucker and just send the calves to town.