E-371: Buying Vs. Raising Replacement Heifers
buying vs. raising heifers information

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Product Code: E-371

Electronic download only. 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 and calving difficulty. (6 pp., 1 table) By: Jason Cleere