It's not too late to get heifers to target weight by breeding
“There has been much talk over the years about the proper weight for beef heifers at first breeding, with estimates ranging from about 55-65 percent of mature body weight as the target goal,” Grings said. “To be able to hit that target, a cattle producer needs to know the average weight of their mature cows.
You must Sign In or Register to access this content
Not a subscriber yet? Try WLJ free for 30 days!
Register to read WLJ's digital edition and enjoy unlimited access to the news source more livestock producers depend on.
Click here to begin your free 30 day trial subscription.
Current WLJ subscribers: Log in using your six-digit customer number, which you will find printed above your name on the mailing label of your weekly journal. Use the password wlj123, then go to the profile page to customize your password and log in as you wish.