15 best genetics in action photos

Ranchers share images of the cattle that help their businesses be profitable and sustainable.

EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TOP 4 WINNERS:

  • First place: “Replacing herself” by Sandi Wilkie
  • Second place: “Profit proven” by Stacey Ferguson
  • Third place: “Summer nights in Nebraska” by Hannah Gaebel
  • Fourth place: “New pasture bound” by Cindi DelCurto

When it comes to breeding cattle, a rancher's focus is uniquely dependent on his overall goals, environment and the traits in his herd that need improvement. Through our most recent photo contest, readers have shared images of the cattle that help them be profitable and sustainable in the beef business. Here is the cream of the crop of those images.

View the complete gallery by clicking here.

Congratulations to our finalists: Emilee Holt, Scott Stebner, John Maddux, Sandi Wilkie, Jaclyn Wilson, Niki Stephenson, Kristin Mizner, Bonnie Dredla, Cindi DelCurto, Jayde Farbo, Stacey Ferguson, Morgan Cook, Hannah Gaebel, Kyle Klassen and Kyley Clevenger.

Thank you to our contest sponsor Boehringer Ingelheim and Synchsure (cloprostenol sodium) by Merial + Cystorelin (gonadorelin) by Merial.

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