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Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

Tifton Bull Evaluation Program

Posted by romeethredge on December 28, 2012

The 56-day weights for the 170 bulls on test in the 2012-13 Tifton Bull Evaluation Program were taken. Performance has continued to be excellent, and health has been good. The bulls gained 4.14 pounds per day this period. The weight gains for the period ranged from 60 to 185 pounds; the 28-day ADG ranged from 2.14 to 6.61 pounds; and the actual weights ranged from 776 to 1,555 pounds.

Reports are available at the following website, you should be able to print a copy:

http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/animals/beef/stations/index.html

Scroll down to Tifton Bull Evaluation Center. Click on Letter for 56-day Report (pdf). Click on Report: 56-day (pdf).

Notes: March 5, 2013 – Tifton Beef Cattle Short Course
March 6, 2013 – Tifton Bull Evaluation Sale
April 23, 2013 – Tifton HERD Sale
May 28, 2013 – Calhoun Beef Cattle Reproductive Management Workshop
May 29, 2013 – Calhoun HERD Sale

Thanks for your continued support of the program. As always, if you should have questions or comments, please email or give us a call.

Patsie T. Cannon
Program Coordinator III
Extension Animal Science
The University of Georgia
2360 Rainwater Road
Bldg. 4607, Rm. 143
Tifton, GA 31793-5766
229/386-3683

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