Finishing a heifer vs a steer

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NonTypicalCPA

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I’ve got a heifer that isn’t selling as a breeder that I’m going to feed out and sell as freezer beef. Any difference in feeding her out versus a steer? I might butcher her in December at 18 months so I don’t have to feed her through the winter.
 

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The heifers generally finish faster with a touch more fat in my experience. Dont get quite as big as steer counterparts either. Fine eating either way though.
 
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Interesting that heifers would finish faster. I assumed just the opposite due to their smaller size. If that’s the case I won’t think twice about removing her from the herd in December. Thanks!

2.5% of body weight plus hay daily?
 
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