A two breed rotation cross can result in a 15% increase in weight of calves weaned per cow joined.
This system requires two joining groups and two sire breeds. The daughters by sire breed A are mated to sire breed B and vice versa. It is very simple to introduce a two-breed rotational cross . . . → Read More: Two Breed Rotational Cross Breeding System for Beef Cattle
The environments and the resources available to raise beef cattle are as varied as the breeds themselves (Table 1). Notice the tremendous variability in the available breeds. Another factor to consider is the large degree of variability that exists within a breed. Breeding decisions involve individual animals, not breed averages, so selection of the . . . → Read More: Which Breeds To Use for Crossbreeding Beef