Weaning beef calves

Department of Primary Industries

Type: Guide
Knowledge level: Introductory

Weaning and weaning management are the most effective tolls to manipulate important factors in beef cattle management. The Department of Primary Industries has put together a list of factors to consider, such as:

  • Weaning and the cow
  • Drought situations
  • Calf age at weaning
  • Calf growth
  • Implications for weaner management
  • Methods of weaning
    • Yard weaning
    • Abrupt separation
    • Gradual separation
    • Creep weaning
  • Potential feeder cattle
  • Health Program
  • Replacement heifers
  • Steers
  • Production Targets
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