Weaned calf Bitter Orange

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Weaned calf Bitter Orange

Post by garnetann » Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:18 pm

Do you think bitter orange could keep an older calf from trying to suck? Mom is doing a pretty good job keeping her off, but I was thinking of something to help... Mom won't calve until April, and I really don't want to separate them again unless I have too. I will probably separate them when she gets close to calving, just not yet...



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Re: Weaned calf Bitter Orange

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:43 am

Separate them.
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Re: Weaned calf Bitter Orange

Post by TCRanch » Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:26 am

Yup. Separate, put a nose flap in the calf or sell it.

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Re: Weaned calf Bitter Orange

Post by rnh2 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:59 pm

Nose flaps work very well
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Re: Weaned calf Bitter Orange

Post by sstterry » Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:04 am

I third the nose flap if you don't want to separate them. How long were they separated before?

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