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Body condition important for bred heifers

Sep 21, 2012
“Ideally, 2-year-old heifers should be in a body condition score of six at the time their first calf is born,” he said. “This allows them the best opportunity to provide adequate colostrum to the newborn, repair the reproductive tract, return to heat cycles, rebreed on time for next year, and continue normal body growth.

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