Early Weaning Weighed Up

Early weaning means cow intake can be slashed and high-quality feed redeployed. Whether it pays depends on how you use it, AgFirst’s Bob Thomson says.

If you’re not targeting autumn calf sales as your main payday from beef farming there can be a strong case for weaning calves considerably earlier than traditional timings, drought or no drought. Andrew Swallow reports.

Agriculture, Sheep & Beef

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