Document Type

Beef Cattle - Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program


When used properly, growth-stimulating implants offer the commercial cow-calf producer a fast, easy-to-use method of increasing the weaning weight of calves. Implants have been proven effective through research, as well as through routine use in the beef industry.

Implanting is a relatively easy management practice to perform; however, adequate restraint of the animal is required. If inadequate facilities are available, consideration should be given to purchasing/constructing needed components.

Publication Number

SP694 R05-4105-080-025-07 07-0125

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