Southwest Farm Press: Culling cows may be option with limited forage supplies

Cattle producers faced with limited forage supplies because of drought or wildfire should be evaluating whether or not it is time to cull poorer producing cows.

“Prices for cows and culled replacement heifers are strong, so a producer can capture their value now and allow for some capital investment to be used when prices may be lower and forage supplies are more plentiful,” said Marty New, Comanche County Extension director and agricultural educator.



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