Notes From Nelson
December 28, 2022
Ken M. Nelson, County Extension Agent
Beef Reproductive Management
What a producer does between fall freeze-up and the start of the next calving season, especially regarding nutrition, will significantly impact the reproductive performance and efficiency of that cow herd next spring.
Through the years, research data has shown that now is the time to begin work on reproductive performance, not at the start of the calving or breeding season.
Waiting until then will probably be too late, because damage from herd health, nutrition, or other problem areas has most likely...