Buying Vs. Raising Replacement Heifers

Date of Publication
January 25, 2022
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When deciding on the best strategy for replacing heifers, beef cattle producers should weigh several factors.

This publication discusses several such issues including:

  • Current and future market prices
  • Herd size
  • Pastures
  • Facilities and management level
  • Economics
  • Herd health
  • Cow genetic base
  • Crossbreeding systems
  • Calving difficulty

(5 pages)

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