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What Do You Do With Your Bull When He’s Not Working?

By   /  June 22, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on What Do You Do With Your Bull When He’s Not Working?

The bull in my herd lives a pretty good life.  He “works” a couple of months a year and the rest of the time he just, sort of, chills. Most cattlemen want their bull’s working season to last for as short a duration as possible. The advantages of a more uniform calf crop to sell, […]

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Bull Body Condition Is Important to Breeding Success

By   /  March 2, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Bull Body Condition Is Important to Breeding Success

When a cow comes up open in a pregnancy check, we often assume it’s because of some fault with the cow. Maybe she was too thin or not cycling well at breeding time. But maybe it’s not the cow at all. According to Karla Wilke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Range Management and Cow/Calf Specialist, it could […]

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A Bull Named Pron

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on A Bull Named Pron

We were over at John Seal’s one day looking to buy some of those big Holstein heifers from Wisconsin that he would go up there and get about twice a year. We were trying to grow our outfit and our heifer production, in our mind, was going too slow. We had bought heifers from John […]

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