Sandhill Calving Rotation to help prevent scours in young calves
- Cows are turned into the first calving pasture as soon as the first calves are born, and calving continues for two weeks.
- After two weeks, the cows that haven’t calved are moved to Pasture 2, with cow-calf pairs remaining behind in Pasture 1.
- After a week of calving in Pasture 2, the cows that haven’t calved are moved to Pasture 3, and cow-calf pairs born in Pasture 2 remain in Pasture 2.
- With each subsequent week, cows that haven’t calved are moved to a new pasture, and pairs remain in their pasture of birth.
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