Cattle experts: Bull selection tips

Cattle experts: Bull selection tips

Blair Fannin

Wilson County News

A herd bull is the foundation of a cattle operation and determines profitability in a cowherd.  Dr. Jason Cleere, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist at College Station, said, “For me, when looking at purchasing bulls, it starts with the data. Good calves bring good money and data on the bulls we are looking to purchase can assist with selecting the right sire for the operation. But you can’t just rely on data. There’s also visual selection.”

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