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Does Calf Age at Castration Matter?

Calves born from crossbred cows in Florida (Alachua Co.) can be castrated within 36 day of birth and still have satisfactory weaning weights. Photo Credit: Matt Hersom Dr. Matt Hersom, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida Castration, the process of removal or destruction of the testicles, is a common management …

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