BeefTalk: Can you afford to develop replacement heifers?
The Dickinson Research Extension Center and the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association (NDBCIA) have rejoined forces to demonstrate and document a heifer development program. The NDBCIA and the center had a similar project in the late '90s.
Developing heifers is not as simple as sorting off a few heifers to be kept back for replacements. Recent sales of heifers developed at the center showed a wide range in prices received.
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