New tools for better heifer management.
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
Heifers on Target Guide to growing more productive heifers(PDF, 867KB)
This guide outlines the benefits of having well-grown heifers and how best to achieve this through good nutritional management and monitoring.