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
- Facilities and management level
- Herd health
- Cow genetic base
- Crossbreeding systems
- Calving difficulty
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Most cow-calf producers don't generate a positive return to equity for the efforts they put forth. The cow-calf sector of the cattle industry is among the most heavily subsidized in agriculture. It is subsidized by off-the-farm income. This sector has limited sources of "on the ranch" revenue: the selling of weaned offspring and the selling […]
This course is designed for youth and collegiate horse judging team members, their coaches, and anyone interested in learning more about horse judging. Learning objectives include understanding the rules for each class, applying the judging guidelines to each class, and learning to articulate placings during oral reasons.
The Teacher Toolkit for the Poultry Evaluation is a bundle designed to provide a Poultry Evaluation CDE team with the curriculum resources they need to be successful.