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CALVING YEARLING MAIDEN HEIFERS

It’s been our belief for quite sometime that because first calf heifers make up 10%-15% of most commercial herds that the heifers first calf has to be produce not only a LIVE CALF but one that also grows at a Rate that will sustain economic viability within the herd Model Florida the Set of 2yr

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The Work Bulls

The Work Bulls

Each year at Dulverton we select a number of Yearlings for use in the herd and occasionally to be used in Co-operator herds to prove their effectiveness as Calving Ease with adequate Growth specialists. This year we offer six (6) for want of a better term “Work Bulls”, five (5) of them have been used

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2018 Dulverton Angus Bull Sale Wrap Up

2018 Dulverton Angus Bull Sale Wrap Up

Here it is, the wrap up of the 2018 Dulverton Angus Bull Sale.   79 Bulls Sold, Top of $15,000 average of $8,860 & over very special charity bull raising $12,000 for MND research.   We are very pleased with this years results and are as always very thankful to our loyal and new buyers.

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Calving Ease

Calving Ease

Following the widespread drought across the continent a couple of years ago, the National Cow Herd has been severely reduced. The process of rebuilding is happening and female data indicates heifer slaughtering’s are down and there is a substantial increase in retained females on property. Rebuilding can occur by-: 1) Joining more heifers (note Live

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Maternal Might, Longevity and Weaning Ratios

Maternal Might, Longevity and Weaning Ratios

Much of the cattle breeding fraternity’s focus at this time of the year shifts to the bull primarily because the bull, has the task of covering 40- 60 breeding cows per season for an expected 4 to 5 year life span. The prospective young sire purchase should be producing in the order of 220 –

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