What size brand ? For calves

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What size brand ? For calves

Postby Lrj505 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:25 pm

About to order a new brand from valley vet.com. Question what size brand for calves ? What size brand for cows ? Thanks.
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Re: What size brand ? For calves

Postby BC » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:27 pm

For weaning aged calves, I like a 3 inch iron. For grown cattle I like a 4 inch iron.
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Re: What size brand ? For calves

Postby Lrj505 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:30 pm

Would 4 be to big for calves ? 3 to small for cows ?
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Re: What size brand ? For calves

Postby Nesikep » Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:29 pm

too big, too small.. well.. not REALLY, it's just what looks right on an animal of that size... using too big a brand on a small animal makes it hard to get an even burn though.. Other way around it's just a smaller brand
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Re: What size brand ? For calves

Postby TexasBred » Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:18 pm

Have always used a 4 inch on calves and cows.
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