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Modern grass cattle concepts
Cattle genetics have changed and backgrounders may need to react.
Frank Brazle, retired Kansas State University Extension beef specialist,
has studied the stocker industry for more than 30 years.
“There used to be just acres and acres of light-weight cattle, and they
had to be backgrounded,” he says. “The cows didn’t milk as well and the
calves didn’t have the growth.”
Now most of those lighter calves are specific to the ...
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