Weaning

  • September 18, 2017Bovine Respiratory Disease from the Farm to the Feedlot

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • April 13, 2017Less Complaining. More Gaining.

    Calves that are fence-line weaned vocalize 50% less, walk less, and have higher weight gains in the first 10 weeks...

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  • August 17, 2015Stretching Feed Supplies

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of...

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  • April 14, 2014Calculator: What is the Value of Preconditioning Calves?

    Preconditioning is a management method that prepares calves to enter the feedlot, reducing...

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  • September 24, 2013Try these weaning techniques for more productive calves this fall

    It won’t be long before it’s time to wean calves so that cows can head into...

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  • May 2, 2013Pain mitigation: latest video in Beef Research School series

    Branding, dehorning and castration are painful, but pain is very difficult to measure in...

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  • August 23, 2012Reducing Weaning Stress Part 2 – Improving Profits

    This is a guest post written by Karin Schmid, Beef Production Specialist with the Alberta...

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  • August 16, 2012Reducing Weaning Stress

    This is a guest post written by Karin Schmid, Beef Production Specialist with the Alberta Beef Producers. It’s approaching...

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