How young can I band calf.

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MRRherefords

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How young can I band a bull calf using cheerios? We usually do it at four weeks, but they are sometimes big at that time and hard to get into the cheerio. Can I go any younger than that?
 

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As soon as both nuts have descended. Usually at birth or shortly there after
 

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I used to day one. I've been starting first round of shots at 6 weeks, and banding on the second.
 

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SIMMGAL":2p1ojlnh said:
M-5":2p1ojlnh said:
as Someone said on here before "they try to wait to implant and band after the calf is out of the cow".

That's a good rule of thumb! :lol2:
But if it is,coming backwards you might band it before it gets all the way out. But they are slimy and,hard to hold on to then. :hide:
 

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kenny thomas":ax6nmd7c said:
SIMMGAL":ax6nmd7c said:
M-5":ax6nmd7c said:
as Someone said on here before "they try to wait to implant and band after the calf is out of the cow".

That's a good rule of thumb! :lol2:
But if it is,coming backwards you might band it before it gets all the way out. But they are slimy and,hard to hold on to then. :hide:


Pretty soon we'll be doing it in utero! :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:
 

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