Table 1. Beef breeding herd record for 1959.
Group 4 Group 5 Group 6 Group 7
(Yearlings)
No. cows 28 26 27 19
Av. Wt. at weaning Oct. 30, 58 1036 1093 1045
Av. Wt. at weaning Nov. 2, 59 1008 1082 1020 901
Daily Ration, winter of '58-'59.
Corn silage 25 25 25 25
Crested & Brome hay 12 12 12 12
Calf Production, 1959.
No. calves born alive 26 23 26 19
No. calves weaned 26 22 23 15
No. dry cows 2 3 1 0
Av. birth wt.* 74.1 72.6 68.1 62.5
Av. weaning wt.* 358.6 368.8 306.9 280.0
Average weaning age, days 187 177 159 193
Av. wt. per day of age 1.92 2.09 1.94 1.45
*Birth & weaning wts. are for calves of known birth wts. only - 25 in lot 4, 17 in lot 5, 21 in lot 6, and 11 in lot 7.