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How long should a cow breeding season be?
A 60-90 day breeding season should be a goal of most cow-calf producers with 45 to 60 days being more desirable. This could be achieved by gradually reducing the breeding season each year by 2-3 weeks which would result in fewer open cows being culled within a given year.
How to calve cows early in the calving season?
The only reliable method for making sure cows calve early in the calving season is to have a short breeding season. A 60-90 day breeding season should be a goal of most cow-calf producers with 45 to 60 days being more desirable.
Which breeding season has the highest fertility in beef cattle?
A 42-day breeding season favors the most efficient animals with the highest beef cattle fertility because all cows get a minimum of 2 estrus cycles to recover prior to the start of breeding season.
How do I determine the start of the breeding season?
The best method to determine the start of the breeding season is to determine when you want your cows to calve.