Fall Herd Considerations
Fall herd management tips for increased profitability.
Fall brings cooler weather and plenty of management considerations to prepare for profitability.
Profitability of cow-calf operations is largely determined by cow reproductive performance. Calf-crop percentage and average weaning weight are primary factors influencing both total income and cost of production. Consequently, the goal for most herds is to have a high percentage of cows wean a calf and for most of those calves to be born early in the calving season.