July Handy Hint:



When to breed heifers




At the Hoard's Farm, we created this quick detection method when a heifer is in the chute to determine if she is eligible to breed. A line was drawn on a 2 x 4 at the desired breeding height; for our farm the height is 42 inches. Heifers that are observed in estrus at heights above this line are bred, while heifers falling under this mark are not.
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