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Dehorning Research

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Dehorn Calves Early

Why Early-Age Dehorning is Better for Calves and Producers.

  • Cattle dehorning is a necessary management practice to prevent injury to animals and handlers.

  • It is generally accepted that the younger the calf is at the time of dehorning, the less invasive and painful the procedure.

  • The American Veterinary Medical Association and many other organizations recommend that cattle be dehorned at the earliest age practicable.

  • Research has shown that early-age disbudding with dehorning paste is less painful than other dehorning methods.

Calf Disbudding Using Dehorning Paste


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