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South Dakota Beef Report, 1987

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Evaluation Of Varying Levels Of Hereford, Simmental And Angus Breeding Cows, D.M. Marshall, C.A. Dinkel Jan 1987

Evaluation Of Varying Levels Of Hereford, Simmental And Angus Breeding Cows, D.M. Marshall, C.A. Dinkel

South Dakota Beef Report, 1987

Cow size, reproductive performance and calf performance to weaning were evaluated for Simmental-Hereford cows (25 to 38% Hereford) mated to Hereford bulls, Simmental-Hereford cows (50% Hereford) mated to Hereford bulls, Simmental-Hereford cows (62-7!5% Hereford) mated to Simmental bulls, Angus-Hereford cows (25.38% Hereford) mated to Hereford bulls, Angus-Hereford cows (50% Hereford) mated to Hereford bulls and Angus-Hereford cows (62-75% Hereford) mated to Angus bulls. Simmental cross cows were heavier and taller and produced heavier calves at b i r t h and weaning than Angus cross cows. Pregnancy rate, calf preweaning survival rate and calf birth date did not ...