Developing heifers on cool-season forage
Landon Marks and Kim Mullenix
Representing the future of the cow herd, replacement heifers must be managed with the end in mind – that is to maintain an efficient, productive cow-calf operation. Nutritional management is a significant component in the development of heifers. Whether a producer is retaining or purchasing his or her heifers, meeting nutrient requirements will aid in the heifer’s success.