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For most cattle producers, weaning is about bellowing cattle, stressed fences and loss of condition.

But not for New England grazier Christopher Wright who during this year’s weaning recorded an average weight gain of 0.64kg a day in his calves. → Read more

Farm Weekly 2009

Weaning cattle using noserings will cost graziers almost half that of yard weaned stock, according to a trial undertaken by the Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources (DRDPIFR) in Alice Springs.

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Farm Weekly 2007

Using a weaning device is not normally associated with the dairy industry as most calves are taken off their mothers at birth and bottle fed. But this practice often leads to calves attempting to suckle each other, potentially causing future udder damage and loss of milk production.

Dairy farmers across Australia have found a solution to this problem by using an anti-suckling device on their calves. → Read more

Farm Weekly July 2006

Whether it is Bos Indicus, British, Euro or composite cattle being bred; weaning calves involves the two phases of separation of calf from cow, and cessation of the cow’s lactation.

These events can cause considerable stress and potential weight loss but EasyWean® noserings can offer an alternative. → Read more