Effects of early weaning calves from first calf heifers on calf and heifer performance.

@inproceedings{Lusby1980EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of early weaning calves from first calf heifers on calf and heifer performance.},
  author={K. Lusby and R. Wettemann},
  year={1980}
}
Calves from 31 first calf2-yr-old Hereford heifers in thin condition were weaned at 6 to 8 weeks of age. Thirty additional heifers were assigned to raise their calves to normal weaning age (7 months). One-half of the early weaned calves remained in drylot to normal weaning age and were fed complete mixed rations. At 41/2 months of age, one-half of the early weaned calves were moved from drylot to a native pasture with the drylot ration available as creep feed. Early weaning improved heifer… Expand

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