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Crstalyx Block Blog-Maximizing bull fertility and performance

April 10, 2019

Purchasing bulls is a large initial investment for an operation — but, unfortunately, these animals do not often receive the attention they deserve, especially outside of breeding season. Much like a good athlete, your bull should prepare in the off-season to perform at their best during the season. We often focus primarily on heifer and cow nutrition because it is of great importance; however, it’s also important to remember that 50 percent of your calf crop’s genetics come from the sire. Proper management, with an emphasis on nutrition, will help you maximize the performance of your bulls...