cow/calf operations, breeding, weaned calf, lifetime prductivity
The proper management of replacement heifers is an essential component of successful cow/calf operations. The level of management and nutrition applied to replacement heifers as calves and yearlings can impact their subsequent reproductive performance and productivity.
Simpson, R. B., Phillips, J. M., Rosenkrans, C. F., Brown, A. H., & Kellogg, D. W. (1997). Development of Replacement Heifers using Combinations of Three Forage Types and Feed Supplements (with or without Broiler Litter). Research Reports and Research Bulletins. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/aaesrb/41