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Early Weaning Works
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:58 AM CDT

A few winters back, David Miller found himself with a valuable commodity -- 95 Angus heifers, all due to calve about the same time. That started him thinking about how tough it can be to get heifers bred back. Which led to him remembering some early-weaning research he'd read from Oklahoma State and the University of Arkansas.

Animal scientist Keith Lusby, now retired, did that early work. Miller, based at Melbourne, Ark., thought the research might give him an answer as to how to get those heifers bred back efficiently and cost effectively, ...

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