Next-level preconditioning programs help prepare calves for stress

Adding probiotics to preconditioning program may help naturally activate immune system of cattle during times of stress.

Most cattle must go through the stress associated with weaning. For beef producers, preconditioning can help prepare animals for health challenges that go along with weaning while earning premiums at the same time.

“We know stressful situations like weaning can make calves more vulnerable to disease. Preconditioning is all about building the health of the calf prior to sale time,” explained Dr. Angel Aguilar, technical services manager at Lallemand Animal Nutrition. &ldquo

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