Two stage weaning
Dr. Joe Stookey, a beef producer and professor at the University of Saskatchewan, breaks down the benefits of two-stage weaning to reduced stress all around.
For Canada to have a strong bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance program, producers need to be involved.
There’s no doubt that cattle experience pain but as a prey species, they have evolved to hide the signs. Researching pain and pain control in stoic animals is difficult but knowledge is building. Pain control drugs are now available for cattle and have both costs and benefits. For more on pain management from BCRC, click on the video.