Beef x Dairy: What Should Be Considered When Crossbreeding?

Penn State Extension

Join the Beef x Dairy: What Should Be Considered When Crossbreeding? webinar! Crossbreeding dairy cows to beef sires is generating a lot of interest, and we can answer your questions regarding the best approaches for crossbreeding systems.

The one topic currently agreed upon by all is that dairy producers need to begin using all the data provided on beef to make selections, instead of just choosing semen that is cheap and will yield a black calf.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
  • How many heifers does my farm need for replacements?
  • What costs are associated with raising too many heifers?
  • What tools can I use to help make decisions for my herd?
  • Which heifers/cows should be considered for crossbreeding?
  • What should be considered when choosing a beef sire?

WHEN: Tue., Nov. 24, 2020 (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 24, 2020 11:00 a.m.

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