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Pelvic Area Measurements in the Management of Replacement Heifers

By : Tom R. Troxel, Professor and Associate Department Head ­Animal Science, Courtesy of University of Arkansas  Division of Agriculture Research & Extension


Dystocia (calving difficulty) can be a major problem for beef cattle producers in Arkansas, especially… Continue reading

Choosing Beef Genetics for Use in Dairy Herds

By : Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate. Courtesy of

Combinations of new technologies and economic challenges often usher in sweeping changes and opportunities. The use of beef genetics on dairy cows is the most-recent example. While… Continue reading

Heifer Program Designed to Aid in Building Healthy Kansas Beef Herds

By: Mary Lou Peter  

PARSONS, Kan. – A new program aimed at supporting beef cattle producers by improving the reproductive performance of replacement heifers may have come at an opportune time.

The Sunflower Supreme program, developed by Kansas State University… Continue reading

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