Do Some Selection Tools Result in Unintended Consequences?
Justin Sexten, Ph.D.
Ohio Beef Cattle Letter
You hear more about mature cow size and growth potential of calves, now that profit ebbs and flows with the cycle. We’ve written about mature size, but not much about how to use the relevant tools to change it. So now, let’s examine the strategies and tools available, and the unintended consequences of ignoring them.