TITLE

Should replacement heifers be someone else's business? be someone else's business?

AUTHOR(S)
Queck-Matzie, Teal
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
California Farmer;Oct2011, Vol. 294 Issue 10, pBP6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on whether buying bred heifers is better than keeping and raising them. Mike Barr of Iowa says that they sell heifer calves and buy bred heifers to keep the herd size according to their requirement. University of Wisconsin beef specialist Keith Vandervelde also supports Barr and says that buying bred heifers is the better practice for beef producers. Barr buys bred heifers from Gibbs Farms, owned by Las Gibbs, which specializes in producing bred heifers.
ACCESSION #
70048412

 

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