Weaning http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en When is the best time to wean? It might be younger than you think http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/when-best-time-wean-it-might-be-younger-you-think <div class="node-body article-body">Calves weaned at 120 to 160 days gain as much weight and are just as healthy as calves that are weaned later.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/when-best-time-wean-it-might-be-younger-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/when-best-time-wean-it-might-be-younger-you-think#comments Weaning Government Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:32:00 +0000 90981 at http://beefmagazine.com Optimum preconditioning lengths vary http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary <div class="node-body blog-body">Depending on the source, calves may not need a full 45-day preconditioning period. Recent research indicates that, in the right conditions with the right cattle, preconditioning periods as short as 15 days can work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary#comments Weaning Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:02:00 +0000 90261 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Preconditioning pays</p> 5 management steps to boost calf performance & profit http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-management-steps-boost-calf-performance-profit <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are five management practices to consider to up your calf profit this spring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-management-steps-boost-calf-performance-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-management-steps-boost-calf-performance-profit#comments Ranch Management Weaning Health Nutrition Vet&#039;s Opinion Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:33:00 +0000 88791 at http://beefmagazine.com Research Suggests Successful Weaning Results In Higher Quality Carcasses http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/research-suggests-successful-weaning-results-higher-quality-carcasses <div class="field-byline"> By Nicole Lane, Industry Information Intern, Certified Angus Beef </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Marbling matters as weaning time approaches and immediately following.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/research-suggests-successful-weaning-results-higher-quality-carcasses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/research-suggests-successful-weaning-results-higher-quality-carcasses#comments BEEF Vet Weaning Feedlots Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 81451 at http://beefmagazine.com No Advantage To Late Cattle Castration; Is Chemical Castration An Option? http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The notion of better gains on calves as bulls because of testosterone is a fallacy, as studies indicate a calf must be about 40 weeks of age before he gets a boost from testosterone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option#comments Ranch Management Weaning Health Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 77721 at http://beefmagazine.com Low-Stress Weaning Helps Boost Calf Immunity http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity <div class="node-body article-body">When you feed your calves and see the results of your management and genetic decisions further down the marketing chain, it changes your perspective. Here's how Mike Healy hit a home-run with his calf crop this past year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity#comments Weaning Tips For Profit Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:15:00 +0000 76731 at http://beefmagazine.com Wintering Calves With Their Mamas Means Healthier Calves http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By calving later in the spring and wintering those calves with their mothers, three North Dakota producers say they develop healthier, heavier calves at less cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves#comments Calving Weaning Health Tips For Profit Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:01:00 +0000 67142 at http://beefmagazine.com Simple Steps To Up Your Cow Herd’s Profitability http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are some other routine procedures that take very little extra time, and can help you develop a healthier, more productive and profitable cow herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability#comments Breeding Systems Weaning Vaccination Calving Season Sustainability Tips For Profit Winter Weather Vet&#039;s Opinion Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:14:00 +0000 66962 at http://beefmagazine.com 10 Ways To Have A Stress-Free Weaning Day http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-ways-have-stress-free-weaning-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Many ranchers are gearing up to wean calves. Here are 10 ways to make it a stress-free experience for both the livestock and the rancher.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-ways-have-stress-free-weaning-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-ways-have-stress-free-weaning-day#comments Cow-Calf Weaning Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 65342 at http://beefmagazine.com How To Receive Full Value For Your Calves http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-receive-full-value-your-calves <div class="node-body blog-body">Preconditioning's greatest value is in retaining ownership of the calves to the feedlot. In fact, CattleFax reports that retained ownership pays in most years, particularly if your calves’ health and genetics are better than average.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-receive-full-value-your-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-receive-full-value-your-calves#comments Cow-Calf Weaning Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:30:00 +0000 59802 at http://beefmagazine.com