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Breeding Soundness Exams Can Prevent a Financial Wreck at the Ranch
Blair Fannin, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
The importance of a breeding soundness exam in herd bulls can prevent costly revenue losses, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.
Stan Bevers, AgriLife Extension economist in Vernon, shared the data from a large New Mexico ranch recently during the 62nd Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course in College Station.
Cow-Calf Economics and a Peek Behind the Averages
Phil Durst, Michigan State University Extension
Fall calf sales are coming up and visions of plump checks may be dancing in the heads of some cow-calf producers. Whether feeder calf sales are coming closer or just another week of sending calves to the auction barn, these days are paydays. That is why it is a good time to be thinking about the costs and returns of your cow-calf business.
Beef Producers Need to be Selective When Choosing Replacement Heifers
Blair Fannin, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts.