BeefTalk: 2009 Production Benchmarks Are In
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
In reality, the need is to grow profitable cattle that a producer can appreciate and still meet industry needs.
The new scores for beef cattle performance have just arrived. The scores are the annual North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association (NDBCIA) benchmark values gathered from producers utilizing the CHAPS (Cow Herd Appraisal Performance System) program.