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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2000
  • March

What's a Good Bull Really Worth?

Because 80 percent of herd improvement is directly attributable to bull selection, determining what you can pay for a bull depends on more than finding the lowest price.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2002
  • April

Prioritize This Spring

Reproduction is the most important concept that profit-driven producers should keep in mind when designing herd health and nutrition programs.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2001
  • July

Some Thoughts on Selecting the Cow Herd

When making selection decisions in the cow herd, producers should not forget the simple concept of relative economic value. Reproductive traits are considered ten times more important than product traits and five times more important than production traits.
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  • Noble News and Views
  • 2001
  • February

Mother of the Year

Consider using some form of a crossbred cow in your operation. No single breed excels in all aspects of beef production.
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  • 2003
  • November

Fence-Line Weaning: What's All the Hype?

Recently, the opportunity arose to conduct a demonstration comparing calves that were weaned across from their dams (fence-line) to those that were completely removed from their dams and drylotted during the weaning process (traditional).