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  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2016
  • July

Pregnancy checking provides management options

Checking cows for pregnancy is nothing new, yet its adoption rates are still incredibly low.
  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2014
  • April

Economic calculations determine acceptable cow price

Since recent droughts have caused a lack of available forage in many areas, the incentive to retain heifers and purchase cows has been very low. Cattle inventory has declined to levels not seen since the 1930s and 1940s, and the value of heifer calves has risen to all-time record highs.
  • News
  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • August 2018

Raising vs. Buying Replacement Heifers

When it comes to getting replacement females for your cattle herd, multiple options are available. One would be to use your own cow herd and keep the heifers you need. Or you could outsource and purchase virgin heifers from a different operation and breed them to the bull(s) of your choice. Another option is to buy heifers bred to a bull that would roll straight into your program.