Live Animal Ultrasound Information as a Decision Tool in Replacement Beef Heifer Programs

Ultrasound data are used to sort heifers for immediate sale or for development as replacement stock. While ultrasound improves predictions about conception, the value of ultrasound the data is relatively small. This value is primarily influenced by heifer development costs and bred heifer premiums over commercial feeder heifers.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35347
Total Pages:
18
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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