The Double Whammy of Raising Too Many Heifers


The high cost of feeding excess heifers and the low price for them at the sale barn is a double hit to the pocket book

Tags: Farm Management, Health, Heifers

Questions to ask when raising heifers.

Are You Asking the Right Questions Regarding Heifer Raising?


Many agree raising quality, healthy heifers is one of the most important goals for any dairy producer. It is surprising, though, that most discussion regarding heifer raising immediately gravitates toward cost.

Tags: Heifer Management, Heifers, Management Tips

Dairy Heifer Feed Cost Budget

Dairy Heifer Feed Cost Budget


Today’s successful dairy operators recognize that heifers are an important investment in the future of the dairy business .The cost of raising dairy calves and replacement heifers is very significant.

Tags: Feed Costs, Feeding Strategies, Heifers