Comparison of the effects of weaning and castration when conducted separately or in combination on the behaviour of crossbred beef cattle

The objective of the present study was to evaluate the behavioural effects of Burdizzo castration of crossbred beef calves when weaned and castrated separately (castrated 8 weeks after weaning) or in combination. Over two consecutive years a total of 111 Limousin × Simmental male calves were included in the study. At an age of 7 […]