Planning now for spring calf weaning and preconditioning makes sense before producers are taxed with the work of calving. Weaned and preconditioned calves can bring more dollars at sale time. As veterinarians meet with producers for VFD consultations, preconditioning is a topic that adds value to the compliance visits.
Source: Beef, September 7, 2017.
There are numerous considerations to think about prior to and during weaning to ensure a successful weaning season. Robert Wells offers ten tips that address some of the more common issues producers experience on an annual basis.
INSIGHTS: Wells’ tips would be valuable in VFD meetings, producer consultations with sales persons or as content in social media posts.