Content tagged "weaning"

Weanlings: Management and Care of Young Horses

Horses Updated: July 13, 2013

The process of weaning foals and managing young horses after weaning can become a stressful and high maintenance process. With the correct management...

Foal Management During the Preweaning Period-Creep Feeding & Halter Breaking

Horses Updated: June 06, 2013

Cynthia McCall, Extension Animal Scientist, Associate Professor, Animal and Dairy Science, Auburn University During the preweaning, or suckling, phase of...

Weaning and Management of Weanling Horses

Horses Updated: June 06, 2013

David W. Freeman, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Equine SpecialistYoung, weaned horses below the age of 1 year are called weanlings. During this time of...

Nutrition Issues at Weaning

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

Nutrition Issues: Nutrition of the doe and kids changes at weaning. The kids become totally dependent on the nutrition available from forage and supplement....

Weaning Health Issues

Goats Updated: June 29, 2012

Health Issues at Weaning:Weaning health issues include both kid and doe problems. The major problem with the does at this time is mastitis. This problem...

Facility Preparation for Weaning Kids

Goats Updated: June 28, 2012

Facility Preparation for Weaning:Weaning can be very stressful on the kids, resulting in outbreaks of coccidiosis and other diseases. This is also a time...

How long does it take for a beef cow to dry up after separating the calf, and will her milk production resume if she is put on a winter hay ration and/or the calf is returned to her?

Beef Cattle Updated: November 15, 2010

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