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Vet's Perspective

Jun 21, 2013

Managing first calf heifers, young cows

When nutrition is consistent and bull fertility is not compromised, most mature cows will tend to calve near the same date every year. A good amount of effort should be centered on a heifer’s first breeding season. Many producers focus on a goal of approximately 80 percent of their females to be cycling before the start of breeding season.

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