Low-Stress Method for Weaning Calves and Other Livestock

Considering the mental makeup of livestock and what is actually going on at the time of weaning, we offer three methods for weaning calves, goats and other livestock in less stressful circumstances.

A herd of Hereford cattle with several mothers and calves in tow. Lush green pastures reduce the stress of weaning season.
Photo by iStockphoto.com/emholk