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Breeding & Genetics

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Expect Progeny Differences

Since greater than 85 percent of the genetic improvement in a cow herd comes from the sire, effective and appropriate sire selection decisions are imperative to the sustained profitability of a cow calf enterprise.

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Five Step Process to Successful Sire Selection

Sire selection can be a challenging process but is critical to the long-term success of a cow/calf enterprise, so it is imperative that you do your homework and are well prepared to make a successful bull purchase.

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