Research demonstrates the advantages of preconditioning calves. The following tips are designed to help producers be more successful during the preconditioning phase of calf development.
Body Condition Score (BCS) is a useful tool for assessing the energy status of an animal. BCS should be assessed at calving, mid-lactation and mid-late gestation.
Safety is essential on the farm and ranch and should be taught from a young age. Rodney Pierce shares five safety values he teaches his children, in recognition of the 2017 National Farm Safety and Health Week.