Reducing Calf Stress at Weaning. Cattle experience a variety of stressors throughout their life that can hinder their overall productivity. Combining good ...
May 13, 2011 ... Although increasing the reproductive and productive performance of the herd, abrupt weaning is a source of stress for the cow [1-4] and calf ...
Sep 28, 2017 ... Calves that may have been recently weaned are commingled with other calves ... Feed intake of stressed calves will not be normal upon arrival.
In testing at the University of Saskatchewan, this two-step weaning process reduced weaning stress on calves compared to traditional weaning methods.