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Beef Bull Development

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Publication Number: P2564
Updated: August 9, 2018
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Developing beef bulls can be both challenging and rewarding. Sale of breeding-age bulls is often a significant source of revenue for seedstock producers. A comprehensive bull development program addresses selection and breeding strategies to produce bulls that fit production and marketing conditions. Nutrition, health, and management strategies are key to bull development programs. Design bull development programs to keep costs at acceptable levels but meet production goals. A successful development program produces bulls that are healthy, well grown, and ready to serve as active and effective herd sires.

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Beef cattle
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Beef cattle production and nutrition

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