Heifers on Target

New tools for better heifer management:  

These simple calculators will help you to:

  • Check if your heifers are likely to reach their target weights
  • Estimate the extra production if your heifers reach 85% of mature cow production
  • Work out the impact of losing heifers early from your herd
  • Calculate growth rates required to achieve target heifer weights
  • Check whether your heifers' diet is likely to achieve the optimal growth rates
  • Produce a target weight chart for your own heifers

This guide outlines the benefits of having well-grown heifers and how best to achieve this through good nutritional management and monitoring.