Results for pages tagged with "heifers"
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All too often, the importance of potassium is overlooked in bermudagrass forage production systems.
Often times cow-calf producers have a difficult time incorporating replacement heifers into the cow herd with a high degree of success.
The traditional recommendation for developing replacement heifers is to feed them to achieve 65 percent of their mature weight by the beginning of the breeding season.
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....
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...
Achieving a desirable pregnancy rate in replacement heifers is contingent upon many things, but it all begins with nutrition.
Replacement heifers are the hot topic at most rancher gatherings these days.
Knowing when to and when not to intervene in the calving process is critical. The key is experience and knowing the normal sequence of events.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 28 percent of all calf deaths before weaning are due to birth-related problems. Therefore, managing females to calve with minimal difficulty is extremely important.
Many cattle seminars across the Southern Great Plains have offered sound advice about replacement female development and selection. A significant number of producers are strongly considering, if not...