Culling Decisions Get Tougher
If one of Willyne McGill’s girls shows up open at ultrasound time, the criteria for keeping her is simple. “She better be walking on water,” says McGill. To be clear, it all comes down to economics. While costs for carrying an unbred cow for a year are highly variable, Matthew Burns says he’s seen numbers from $400 to $800 for South Carolina, where McGill ranches with husband Ned.