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Animal Health & Welfare

Managing Replacement Heifers

October 03, 2018

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The Presenters were:
Kathy Larson – Interim Director, Livestock & Forage Centre of Excellence
John Campbell DVM, DVSc – Veterinarian and professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Video Guide:
00:00 - 01:35 : Welcome comments and agenda
01:35 - 10:17 : The 5% rule
17:06 - 32.17 : Economics of replacement heifers
33:38 - 56:30 : managing replacement heifers.
56:30 - 1:05:14 : Question and answer session
1:05:14 - 1:06:50 : How to stay connected with the BCRC and closing comments

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How much to feed a heifer? That is the question 
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Cost to raise preg-checked replacement heifers 
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What is the most profitable heifer replacement strategy
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KSU-beef replacement calculator 
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Guidelines for estimating beef replacement heifer costs
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Raising vs. buying heifers for herd replacements 

What does it cost to raise replacement heifers?
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Raising replacements - What is the cost?
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Replacement heifer calculator 
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Economics of raising beef replacement heifers
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