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How to Select Breeding Stock

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Show cattle go from one extreme to another. Usually neither one is correct. EPD’s are one of the best tools to evaluate cattle. However, they can also be misleading.


To pick the best bull for your cows or the correct replacement heifers for your ranch, use visual appraisal, weights, heights, and numbers. At the Diamond C we also use good, common sense. Buy from someone you know and trust who’s environmental conditions are similar to your’s.

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