N&H TOPLINE: Five ways to reduce calf stress at feedlot receiving

A low-stress receiving protocol tailored to calves' needs can set them up for future success.

Is the feedlot receiving protocol causing stress, or is it seamlessly transitioning calves and setting them up for future success? The difference between a stressful and a seamless receiving period can have a significant effect on future performance.

“How we receive calves at the feedlot can affect performance throughout the feeding phase,” Chad Zehnder, cattle consultant for Purina Animal Nutrition, said. “The ultimate goal is to get cattle on feed quickly and keep them healthy so

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