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Never Going Back
Mon Jun 3, 2013 01:35 PM CDT

Lawrence Bernard used to be the kind of cattleman who let nature take its course. Years ago, he used a year-round breeding program and, as a result, had near year-round calving. One benefit of this approach was he never had to pen the bull.

Then, this North Carolina cattleman decided to shift his 100-head herd to a controlled-breeding season. Now, he can't imagine any reason good enough to go back. Bernard, based in Milton, says most years he doesn't have the numbers to market a whole truckload of steers or heifers. But a ...

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