Short calving seasons pay dividends

Short calving seasons pay dividends

Dr. Bob Hough

Western Livestock Journal

There are many practices that pay dividends for a commercial cow-calf operation, one of which is having a short calving season. Having calves in a short window has many bonuses including concentration of labor and a higher-value calf crop. Achieving a short breeding season is the result of optimum management of heifers, cows and bulls, as well as taking advantage of technologies like artificial insemination (AI).

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