Can weaning calves at 100 to 180 days of age be profitable?
Early weaning is an effective way to save on summer pasture and preserve cow body condition.
The most successful early wean programs begin with a healthy calf prior to weaning. Calf age plays a crucial role on when to early wean.
Early weaning works very effectively to add body condition on cows when forage is limiting.
Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Observations from a retired Utah State University extension agent challenges the Konefal Method of evening feeding of cows to encourage daytime calving.
Consistent and proper animal husbandry and common sense help early weaned calves do just fine.
Although early weaning is certainly not advocated for all producers all of the time, it can provide an attractive alternative in certain situations such as drought.