dguess7":3ekz9xut said:Would it be more profitable to raise regestered cattle or commercial cattle or a mixture of both? Can you also give your reason why either way.
Club calves should be a calf that a 4H or FFA student is raising and fitting for exhibitin in the Livestock Shows. Normally would be steers.TR":2912r639 said:Pardon my ignorance, but could someone give me a good definition of a club calf?
Actually, La is closer to being correct.
A club calf is indeed a calf that a member of a 4-H or FFA club would most likely show. Hence the name club calf.
And sometimes they do tend to be too straight shouldered or posty legged. But since it is more often than not a terminal cross those "unsound" calves never become cows.
Here in Ohio there is a big market for club calves. I have my bottom end registered cows bred to throw clubbys. Then I keep the "top end" registered. Why? I don't know