In our world today, there are simply too many divorces--don't let your bull purchase end in bull divorce.
The differences among cattle operations are large, and typically weather, geography, market availability and feed resources dictate the production system. But there are a few common things that exist.
A plan is a road map of how to get to a destination and a way to measure progress. Create measurable tasks you can implement in your operation.
Imagine if the majority of your cowherd nutrient base came from grass with minimal supplementation. What would your annual production costs look like then?
When heifers are this costly, it is important for us to develop her with longevity in mind.
It’s the start of bull-buying season and time to think about how you can maintain value in your bull investments.