Beef Tips: Effect of calf implant on performance studied

Beef Tips: Effect of calf implant on performance studied

*Dr. Larry Corah is professor emeritus at Kansas State University.

FOR years, feedlots and even sale barns have discouraged administering growth implants to suckling calves. The argument is that calf implants reduce the response to feedlot implants, and thus, implanted calves should be discounted.

Does research support that argument?

An excellent two-year study at South Dakota State University

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