The right time to wean

Weaning is the time when milk feeding completely ceases. The timing of weaning can vary and the decision to wean has historically been based on many factors, writes Gemma Chuck.

Rob Bonanno

Shepparton vet Rob Bonanno recently attended the World Buiatrics Congress in Cairns, a gathering of nearly 1000 cattle vets and animal scientists where attendees were updated on all things related to cattle.


The successful rearing of calves  is an area where your veterinarian should be one of the key members of your team, yet often we are called in, like the fire engine, to put out blazing problems when the losses reach some critical (yet often entirely random) threshold, writes Rob Bonanno.


Veterinary columnist Rob Bonanno wrote this month’s article from the beautiful Hunter Valley in NSW. I have just spent a couple of days touring the manufacturing facilities of Jurox, one of the only manufacturers of animal drugs left in Australia.


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