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Weaning Calves on Pasture

By   /  April 25, 2016  /  2 Comments

While you’re months from doing this at your place, here are some tips for you to think about so you’re ready when the time comes.

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Fence-line weaning calves has become much more common in the last few years. We’ve been weaning ca
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  1. Chip Hines says:

    I added two more elements, I didn’t gather pairs until the calves had time to suck and eat some grass. After penning I let them set for an hour to suck again and get comfortable. I wanted them to go out with a full belly. Doing this is not waste of time. Work with cattle on their terms, not yours. Also, I gave no preweaning shots and never doctored a calf.

  2. Peter Fettig says:

    How long do you have to leave them separated?

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