BeefTalk: Three Numbers to Think About
Three Numbers to Think About Three Numbers to Think About
Today’s successful beef operators evaluate their records against benchmarks.
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
Calving time is imminent. This is easy to see as the cows settle into the final weeks of gestation.
Cows are a bit slower to get up. Their movement is not as decisive and the placement of feet is more careful.
There is a noticeable decrease in the willingness to jockey for the pecking order. A certain contentment descends upon the herd prior to calving.