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  • 1999
  • February

Get Bull Management Problems Under Control

We often think about the bull as the means of introducing new genetics into a beef herd. However, management of the bull (or lack of it) after purchase is often the "Achilles Heel" of cattle production. Failure to pay attention to important management practices affecting the bull often results in reduced calving rates, increased calf mortality, and loss of uniformity and marketability.
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  • 2004
  • June

Take Steps to Solve Bull Management Problems

A bull is kept around for one thing - to sire calves. But for many producers, bulls also cause problems.
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  • 2017
  • April

Priorities When Starting an Artificial Insemination Program

The Noble Research Institute owns and operates approximately 14,000 acres that spans seven ranches and three counties. These properties are used in various ways including conducting applied research...
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  • 2017
  • March

Integrity Beef Alliance: Using Best Management Practices to Improve Profit

The Integrity Beef Alliance is a value-added calf program that utilizes high-quality bull genetics coupled with best cow-calf management practices to produce a quality value-added commercial calf....
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  • 2017
  • February

Top 10 Ways to Make Cow Herds More Profitable

It has been well-documented in popular press and repeatedly confirmed at sale barns and coffee shops that the current calf market is about one-half of where it was just 2 ½ years ago. The short-term...
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  • 2017
  • January

Artificial Insemination Adds Value to Cow Herd

Due to the considerable herd expansion that has occurred over the last three years, forecasters predict that 2017 and 2018 cattle markets will be considerably lower than even the transition that took...
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  • 2016
  • December

Proper bull selection can increase return on investment

The past few years have seen a dramatic downturn in calf prices from historic highs to the lowest prices in four or five years. Unfortunately, some input prices are slow to come down while other...
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  • 2016
  • June

Calf crop depends on bull management in breeding season

It is recommended to make time, daily if possible, to watch each bull in action during the breeding season.
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  • 2015
  • November

Cow-calf operations benefit from timely BCS evaluation

Body condition score (BCS) is a proven tool to determine nutritional status of an animal.
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  • 2015
  • October

Buying known bull genetics adds value

One of the most important management decisions for a cattle operation is what bull to buy.
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