This time of year, cattle producers begin looking for a new bull according to Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension regional livestock field specialist.
How do you select one bull, or a group of bulls, that will produce the most profitable calves for your operation?
Hold up: Now is historically not the best time of year to sell
The value of beef ultimately determines the long-term stability of the cattle operation.
Take advantage of high market prices by selecting healthy bulls that will produce calves with more growth potential.
Science, or rather advancements in science, allow for new or revised tools to aid in selection and management of beef cattle.
Now is a good time to add temperament to culling criteria.
No herd should have any cull cows or bulls.