In this picture, calves were recently weaned and then preconditioned for 28-days on pasture with supplement.  The supplement is formulated to provide enough energy to replace the nutrients lost from milk.  Preconditioning is management practice where a vaccination, nutritional, and management program is designed to prepare young cattle to reduce the stress of a transitioning from point of origin to the next segment of beef cattle industry which typically is the feedlot.

Calves supplemented on pasture

Credit: Amy Radunz

Digital Credit: Amy Radunz

Publisher: Amy Radunz

Rights: Name must appear as a credit whenever the image is used -

Description: In this picture, calves were recently weaned and then preconditioned for 28-days on pasture with supplement. The supplement is formulated to provide enough energy to replace the nutrients lost from milk. Preconditioning is management practice where a vaccination, nutritional, and management program is designed to prepare young cattle to reduce the stress of a transitioning from point of origin to the next segment of beef cattle industry which typically is the feedlot.

Image Resolution: 2496x1664

File Size: 1679672 bytes