Driving up the long, narrow dirt driveway of Rolling Hills Traeger Ranch near Avon, you may think this is just like every other beef cattle operation in central Minnesota.
Since the economic downturn, Angus has enjoyed unparalleled growth.
After a long winter, don’t think the spring and summer will be without challenges of their own. Here’s six impact areas you need to be ready for, as they might affect your profitability this year.
Start thinking now for breeding success next spring.
South Texas study results show Brahman and British crossbred influence receive higher premiums.
The more cows bred in the first 21 days of breeding the better.
The biggest focus should be getting thin cows gaining weight. Cows that are gaining weight breed up at a higher percentage.
Monitoring breeding activity and use of timely pregnancy detection are risk management tools that should be used routinely, but are especially important given the recent weather challenges.