Weaning fall-born calves (remember to plan for water needs)

Weaning fall-born calves (remember to plan for water needs)

Glenn Selk

Feedlot Magazine

Many cow/calf operations with fall-born calves will wean the calves in mid to late June.  Weaning during very hot summer weather is stressful enough to the calves.  Therefore any management strategy that can reduce stress to the calves should be utilized.  “Fenceline weaning” is such a strategy that should be applied.

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