Buying Vs. Raising Replacement Heifers Institutional Repository Document uri icon


  • When deciding on the best strategy for replacing heifers, beef cattle producers should weigh several factors. This publication discusses several such issues, including current and future market prices; herd size; pastures, facilities and management level; economics; herd health; cow genetic base; crossbreeding systems and calving difficulty.

author list (cited authors)

  • Cleere, J.

complete list of authors

  • Cleere, Jason

publication date

  • January 2006