Cow Calf

Plentiful feed, good calf-price outlook support adding pounds after weaning

Cow-calf herd owners can send more pounds of beef to market by feeding calves after weaning. It’s called backgrounding to prepare calves for the feedlot. Speaking at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville, December 2, Eric Bailey asked producers to think bigger. Adding more pounds to calves makes sense in Missouri with plentiful feed and […]