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. Jr.; Brown, A. H. Jr.; and Kellogg, D. W., "Development of Replacement Heifers using Combinations of Three Forage Types and Feed Supplements (with or without Broiler Litter)" (1997). Research Reports and Research Bulletins. 41.