Weaning

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by steff bugielski, May 9, 2004.

  1. steff bugielski

    steff bugielski Well-Known Member

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    aT WHAT AGE SHOULD i WEAN MY BULL CALF. hE IS ( stupid caps lock) 45 days old. Gets 2 qt replacer 2x a day 2 cups grain 3x day and all the hay he wants. he also eat grass all day long.
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  2. SHELBY

    SHELBY Well-Known Member

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    If he is eating all the grain you are giving then I would wean him...
     

  3. uncle Will in In.

    uncle Will in In. Well-Known Member Supporter

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    We weaned calves by putting a little less milk replacer in the same amount of water every day until he was drinking plain water. It was easy for them switch over to water when that was all they were getting anyhow. 6 to 8 weeks is normal. The important thing is having them eating really well at the time, which it sounds like yours is doing.