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Performance record keeping for beef cattle production is essential for informed selection, culling and management decisions, which all have an economic impact on your operation. Weaning weight of a calf is an indication of the preweaning growth of the calf and the milking ability of the dam. In order to objectively compare the performance of […]

BCS Rankings and Your Cowherd

Red Angus Heifer

Body Condition Scoring (BCS) is in the vocabulary of many cattlemen, nutritionists and veterinarians to describe the nutritional status of cows.  Research has clearly correlated the influence of body condition at calving time and breeding time on the overall reproductive function. Body Condition Scoring (BCS) is an on-the-hoof visual appraisal using numbers (1-9) to suggest […]

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