As calving season gets underway, ranchers will watch as their cows mother newborn calves. Fertile, gentle but protective, good-milking and nurturing, these mama cows are the foundation of every ranch. This photo gallery celebrates these females...
Why consider crossbreeding? The value of the improved productivity due to crossbreeding is worth $150 per cow per year.
There’s been a subtle shift in seedstock operations.
Crossbreeding and the resulting heterosis have been utilized for generations. But questions still remain.
The more accurately you know genetic potential, and the sooner, the more opportunity there is to build on the top and cleave from the bottom.
The cattle business has always been about relationships, and a handshake still seals plenty of deals. But in a business as extensive as the cattle business, it’s hard to know everyone. That’s why BEEF assembled this gallery of short bios and...
Finding fast-growing, terminal bulls is relatively easy. But good bulls that will make good cows can be a difficult search.
Genetic evaluation accuracy leaps ahead.