Results for pages tagged with "Calving"
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Calf scours is one of the most frustrating experiences in a cow calf operation.
Fall is the time of year that we see a lot of activity when it comes to cattle movements and management. Calves are weaned and/or sold, but they usually find a new home that doesn't include "Momma." Perhaps it is prudent to review some management factors related to this change.
When cows have calves has a tremendous influence on the profitability of a cattle operation.
Regardless of how well you manage the herd during calving, suckling phase, weaning process, or beyond, conception rate is the primary factor in a successful cow/calf enterprise.
Culling is the process of removing cows that no longer have a place in an operation. What criteria should the rancher use in making culling decisions?
Evaluating a cowherd's performance calls for more than weaning weight numbers - this article can help producers tally other numbers to keep in mind and also gives national averages to compare against.