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Beef cow type, then and now, Part 2

Series: Beef Cattle Mythbusters | Story 1

Welcome to 2024! Where has the time gone? It seems like yesterday that I was thinking that graduating from high school in 1977 would be an eternity in the future. Now I appreciate what they meant when my elders used to say they wish they could go back to days gone by. Oh well, with a little optimism, the future can be pretty good too.

Last month I started the discussion of 70 years of change in beef cow type. Now, let’s continue but from the perspective of how the evolution of beef cow size and type has affected how we look at nutrition and management of beef cows in the 21st century.

In 2006...


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