Each time a cow is not bred during a 21-day heat cycle, it can cost up to 39 lbs of weaning weight (assuming an average daily gain on calves of 1.85 lbs/day.
The Canadian Beef Industry Conference will once again feature Bov-Innovation. These two producer driven sessions rooted in research will focus on Alternatives to Antimicrobials and Dealing with Drought.
The Beef Cattle Research Council on how a plan for drought management must include planning for and consideration of how drought will affect the entire system – including plants, livestock and water sources.
The average steer carcass rate has increased from 857 lbs in 2010/2011 to 982 lbs in 2017.