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By Travis Taylor
Area Livestock Extension Agent 

Extension Spotlight

Tis the season for a lot of bull …

 

March 18, 2020



You can always tell when the first of the year rolls around in the cattle business. This is the time of year when your mailbox fills with bull sale flyers, catalogs and every newspaper or cattle twice as heavy from advertisements. These ads feature calving ease bulls, bulls to improve your weaning weights, bulls with superior carcass traits, maternal bulls and the list goes on. We also can expect to see indices with expected progeny difference for every trait you can imagine. Buyers should be able to get a bull purchased, but there are some things every bull buyer should think about to...



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