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There are some similarities

Postby Traveler » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:14 am

Been picking out replacement heifers. Should finish up today. I think I kind of understand how "The Bachelor" must feel when he's handing out roses. :lol: There are some easy choices and there are some not so easy choices.

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Re: There are some similarities

Postby Big Muddy rancher » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:00 am

Do you put them all in a hot tub?
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Re: There are some similarities

Postby Faster horses » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:20 am

One thing we learned to do from a very respected cattleman, was to get the heifers in an alleyway so you can see their behinds (we do this with each individual) and look to see if we can see the start of an udder. Of course that was back when there weren't EPD's and doing this helped to eliminate heifers that weren't going to be good milkers. FWIW
If you have a lot of heifers that could be time consuming.
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Re: There are some similarities

Postby Big Muddy rancher » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:33 am

I like a even package, we take off a bigger hfrs sometimes as they are outliers to our herd. I also don't want big cows for our management style.
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Re: There are some similarities

Postby Faster horses » Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:11 pm

Big Muddy rancher wrote:I like a even package, we take off a bigger hfrs sometimes as they are outliers to our herd. I also don't want big cows for our management style.



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Re: There are some similarities

Postby Traveler » Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:32 am

Big Muddy rancher wrote:Do you put them all in a hot tub?
They have been through a tub before, just not a hot tub. :D

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Re: There are some similarities

Postby gcreekrch » Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:15 am

A pretty good cowman once shared with me that he looked at a heifer's back. If she was built right there, she was usually good all the way through. He was cow boss at Alkali Lake Ranch for nearly 50 years.
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