bulls

  • 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…

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  • Dr. Darren Henry Lately, I have had time to do some thinking. I mean do some really serious, been sitting in a deer stand for 4 hours watching squirrels procreate kind of thinking. One of the topics that has been on my mind is loss. Throughout life, we all have lost something or someone we…

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  • Jason Duggin, Dylan Davis, and Pedro Fontes – Expected progeny differences (EPD) are essential tools in the beef industry. Thus, it isimportant to understand their basic usage in beef herds. By utilizing the following keysteps, EPDs can be readily understood. Let’s overview the following three steps to betterunderstand how to use them effectively.

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  • Dr. Francine Henry, Beef Extension Specialist at UGA, Tifton Campus We successfully ended the 2021-2022 Georgia Bull Evaluation season with the Tifton Bull Sale on March 2nd. In this article, Francine Henry gives an overview of the Tifton portion of the Georgia Bull Evaluation and provides a summary on the metrics and accomplishments of the…

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  • Lawton Stewart, Extension Animal Scientist As we’re getting into summer, many producers with fall calving herds have picked out calves to keep as bulls and considering a developing ration to feed their bulls.  OR, for winter/spring-calving herds, producers are pulling out bulls and considering supplement to put weight back on them.  Sooo, every year, about…

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