Beef cattle system aims to improve calving efficiency

Beef cattle system aims to improve calving efficiency

Ear tag system spreads out calving groups to help achieve both feed and land use efficiencies.

The goal of using a patriotic color scheme in a cattle production system study is to make cow/calf production more efficient and, ultimately, produce more pounds of beef with fewer acres, according to researchers.

The project is part of a broader scope of research studies led by Texas A&M AgriLife’s Sustainable Solutions for Beef Production Systems (http://bit.ly/1VyfkCQ).

On a recent visit to the McGregor Research Center in McGregor,

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