Infographic: Beef Production Cycle

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Infographic: Beef Production Cycle. Description follows.

Description of infographic - Beef Production Cycle

Summer:

  • Cows and calves feed at community pasture.

Fall:

  • Cows return to farm of origin.
  • Calves are sent to feed lot.
  • Calves are slaughtered for meat.

Winter:

  • Cows are tested for pregnancy.
  • Cows are sent to auction or to slaughter.
  • Cows stay on the farm to calve.

Winter / Spring:

  • Cows are then re-bred.

Spring:

  • Cows and calves go to community pasture.
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