Diehard40":ndui59yj said:Question is pretty vague i admit.
the buzz word i hear a lot is cow efficiency.
I guess my question is what makes the total cow/calf operation efficient?
rockridgecattle":1gfb9kk3 said:An animal that can maintain herself, raise a decent calf, breed back and start again with minimal input from us. We are willing to provide the feed, be it pasture or hay, rarely grain unless absolutley necessary like with crap hay. We are willing to provide minerals and salt and vaccination and deworming. The rest is up to her.
Time, dollar, doing the best with what we have. Make the most of what we have. Cost things out to find efficent ways of doing things rather than blind faith that it will all work out
Herd Health, well, vaccines, space, not crowding, decent but not costly working areas, and quality nutrition.