Professional Weight Tracking

The weight of cattle in a commercial beef enterprise has a significant impact on profitability. In particular, heifer weight will have a big impact on

Feed Requirements

in general, lighter cows will tend to eat less and consequently have lower feed requirements and be cheaper to maintain.

Cattle Values

the most important determinant of the value of cattle in a commercial herd will be live weight. As a result, heavier cattle can generate higher returns.

Perfect Balance

Achieving an appropriate balance between the feed requirements of cattle and their value is an important consideration for beef producers.