Brent Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

-Producer-level surveys of cow-calf operations across the country have shown that a minority of herds adopt management practices that promote herd efficiency and profitability. The easiest way to improve herd profitability is to focus on optimizing herd efficiency. The goal of this article is to provide producers with management practices that will positively impact herd efficiency and improve long-term profitability.