Facilities, labor, and feed resources should be considered when deciding which
weaning protocol is most likely to minimize stress on calves while still preparing ...
5 days ago ... Weaning calves before auction reduces stress and sets up cattle to perform better
.... Latent effects of blizzard a concern for cow-calf producers.
5 days ago ... Stressed calves can shrink 5-15 percent or more when moved straight from
pasture to the auction market without weaning.
Mar 4, 2008 ... Adapting to changing weather is hard on cattle, especially in the spring ... a
spring blizzard, can throw off the health of even weaned, heavy calves. ... “
Fluctuating weather can stress newborn calves, freshly weaned fall-born ...
Plains can be challenging seasons for weaning and calving. In the fall, wet, cold
... value of the hair coat critical to already stressed calves. In the spring, wet and ...
Most producers in the area typically wean calves in mid- to late October. The ....
the blizzard, stress and feed and water deprivation were certainly involved.