Calf Removal: A Way to Stimulate Reproduction in Cows

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Publication
Date of Publication
January 25, 2022
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Overview

Cows that are slow to breed or fail to breed are costly to producers. One of the factors that delays the resumption of estrous activity in a cow--and subsequent breeding--is nursing stress. Removing a calf from a dam, either short-term or permanently, can reduce such stress. This publication discusses the conditions that warrant altering nursing activity and methods to do so. (3 pages)

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