Producing and Marketing High Value Calves
- Date of Publication
- January 25, 2022
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With production costs increasing and calf prices remaining fairly stable, cow-calf producers are searching for ways to add value to calves and make their operations more profitable. In this publication readers will learn about:Breeding herd managementCalving seasonThe importance of breed typeCalf crop management and marketing(5 pages)
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