Weaning time can be a stressful time for calves. Weaning calves at home and selling after the seasonal price pressure subsides can increase profitability. Reducing separation and handling stress, providing proper nutrition, and preconditioning against disease increases the value of the calves and improves their performance when they enter the growing and finishing period. CALF HEALTH & OTHER PROCEDURES AT WEANING Using low-stress handling techniques to ease calves away from their mothers boosts the vaccinations calves were given before bull turnout....
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