Remember the phrase earning your keep? Whether that was doing household chores as a child or bringing in a salary to contribute to the finances, many have a role in bringing value to the family.
In a similar way, beef cows earn their keep by raising a calf annually, say the veterinarians at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute.
Addressing the topic of how to keep the beef herd calving over a fairly short 65-75-day timeframe was the focus of a recent discussion on a Cattle Chat podcast.
“It is not uncommon for…