New fact sheets address best time to calve and successful calving season management

Information addressing considerations for the best time to calve beef cattle in Wisconsin and management decisions involved with changing one calving season to another was recently presented by Dr. Sandy Stuttgen, DVM, Taylor County UW Extension, at the Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Winter Conference. For this session she authored two summary publications.

When is the Best Time to Calve Beef in Wisconsin? explores the management, resource usage and allocation, benchmark performances and marketing strategies involved when setting the calving season decision.

Managing for a Successful Calving Season outlines the management of the calving environment and neonatal health practices that may help a calf survive its calving season and thrive to weaning.

 

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