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Plan to Cull
Mon Jul 21, 2014 02:16 PM CDT

Old, open or ornery means an automatic ticket to town for Jacot Ranch cows. That's just simple economics for Paul Jacot and his son, John. But the Moline, Kan., cow/calf men have been changing their culling strategy lately in order to head the herd in a whole new direction.

"Our first cut is to eliminate any cow that hasn't calved in a 60-day period," Paul explained. "At weaning, cows that are thin and look like they'll require extra winter feed will be gone. We want low-input cows that fit our environment. We cull ...

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