The Value of Preconditioning Calves

Preconditioning is a generic term that means different things to different people and encompasses the different operating procedures that may be applied to a calf prior to shipping. Preconditioning activities may include weaning, vaccinations, dehorning, castration, and starting calves on a high energy diet. Several reasons exist for the cow/calf producer to precondition their calves, […]

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Capturing Value when Preconditioning Calves

written by: Adam Hady, UW Extension Ag Agent, Richland County, article recently appeared in Wisconsin Agriculturist As the summer grazing season winds down and¬† time is getting near for cow calf producers to wean calves, they ¬†might be asking themselves, with calf prices as good as they are, is it worth it for me to […]

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