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1107 lb. 205 day weight!!!!
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RFI90
Posted 2/11/2019 11:11 (#7313339 - in reply to #7312983)
Subject: RE: 1107 lb. 205 day weight!!!!


Northeast Iowa
Talked to a guy who calves a cooperator herd for them. Their bulls were above the sale average last year, but haven't gotten a report from this past weekend's sale. "People always ask if we give the calves creep feed. I tell 'em, 'First, we let him stand up and get some colostrum, then we put creep feed out!'"

The cooperator cows have corn silage available 365 days a year. It still takes genetics to get to a 205-day wt like that. You just don't want to run out of jet fuel on the way there.

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