Calving Season Benchmarks

By : Olivia Amundson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of

Cows that calve on time are the number one indicator that cattle within that operation fit the managerial program. This happens simply from timely reproduction. Reproductive performance of… Continue reading

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing

A body condition score of five is not atypical for many cows. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

Understanding the major factors that affect cull cow prices is important to every cow-calf operation’s bottom line.

“Cull cows represent… Continue reading

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