Weekly genetics review: Setting targets for your first-calf heifers

For producers considering how to manage their first-calf heifers this year, they can use these results to set both a weight and fat parameter to aim for. Longer term selection for lower Days-to-calving EBVs and for slightly more positive fatness will have a marked effect on their herds to assist with their practical on-farm strategies to improve re-conception rates in first-calf heifers, suggests genetics editor Alastair Rayner. ..Read More

Source: Beef Central
Weekly genetics review: Setting targets for your first-calf heifers