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Heat stress can greatly impact cattle producers through decreased milk production and subsequent calf growth, decreased reproductive performance in cows and bulls, and decreased stocker and feeder performance. It has been estimated that heat-related events in the Midwest have cost the cattle industry over $75 million in the past 10 years.
For most cattle producers, culling cows is not an easy task. However, some culling needs to be done each year to maintain optimal productivity.
The perfect beef cow has the right mix of traits. Her ability to prosper in her environment and deliver a health calf every year are most important.