The typical Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software (CHAPS) program beef producer is weaning calves from 90.5 percent of all cows exposed to the bull at 553 pounds at 193 days of age.
Those calves are grazing summer pastures… Continue reading
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Cattle values are vulnerable to issues that surface within the consuming public
even though discussions on animal identification have been soft for some time.
As cattle producers, occasional reminders are needed to prod us into… Continue reading
Jan. 23, 2014
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist – NDSU Extension Service
Performance in the beef business is evaluated by reviewing the overall herd. If
there are indications that overall herd performance needs to be addressed, the
first step is… Continue reading