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Weaning reduces pasture loss, cow stress heading into winter

Oct 12, 2012
“Weaning helps stretch pasture resources, and longer grazing means using less harvested feed, such as hay or silage,” Ron Lemenager said. “If we wean calves and take them off of pasture, we can reduce cow pasture consumption by 25 percent, as well as eliminate the calves’ pasture intake and trampling losses associated with their hooves.

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