Weaning http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en How focusing on preconditioning can add value http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value <div class="field-byline"> Miranda Reiman for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The financial benefits are real, if you skip preconditioning you're leaving money on the table.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/how-focusing-preconditioning-can-add-value#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Weaning Tips For Profit Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:37:00 +0000 92341 at http://beefmagazine.com Set up calves for success http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/set-calves-success <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>By Kevin Hill, DVM., technical services veterinarian, Merck Animal Health</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/set-calves-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weaning Sat, 15 Aug 2015 12:13:53 +0000 92261 at http://beefmagazine.com 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