The average return for an extra 100 pounds of cow weight is five to seven pounds of additional weight of the calf at weaning.
Written by : Lisa Moser, Kansas State University
Source : KC Olson, Kansas State University
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By : Ron Scott, Ph.D., Director, Beef Technical Innovation, Courtesy of purinamils.com
If you’ve ever set up dominoes, you know that when one domino falls, the rest follow suit. Similarly, your cattle nutrition program can set off a chain reaction… Continue reading
By : L.R. Sprott and B.B. Carpenter*, *Former Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Emeritus, and Professor and Extension Livestock Specialist, The Texas A&M University System, Courtesy of Agri-Life Extension
Estrus synchronization—which is a manipulation of the reproductive process—offers… Continue reading
By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
As the breeding season for spring calving herds is getting underway, understanding heat stress in Southern Plains cattle takes on increased importance. Producers that choose to synchronize… Continue reading
Knowing when heifers have started cycling is key to future reproductive success.
SPRING VALLEY, Wis. [April 15, 2020] – The ability to get replacement heifers bred and calved out early are important indicators for how long heifers will stay in… Continue reading
Being in the midst of calving, it is hard to think about next year’s calf crop. However, with the 2020 AI beef sire directories available, it is time to think about breeding season especially if you will be using synchronization.… Continue reading