Lessons from the drought - early weaning

THE ONGOING poor season over much of eastern Australia has forced many beef producers to undertake some unusual management strategies, such as weaning calves much earlier than usual.

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The weaners are still being fed pellets in self-feeders and are monitored daily in a paddock near the house. Photo: Kylee Callow

In an average season, Chris and Kylee Callow run 500 head of Angus, Anguscross and F2 Wagyu breeders on their property at Dunedoo in the centralwest of NSW.