Obtaining pelvic measurements of heifers has alerted a Simmental and Charolais breeder to the potential dangers of the calving ease direct estimated breeding value (EBV).  The minimum requirement is for his 150-head commercial herd of Simmental cross Stabiliser cross South Devon cattle to calve a 37kg calf at two years old. He says he will be watching four of his commercial heifers and four of his Charolais heifers “very closely”. See also: Seven factors for a profitable beef enterprise Beef […]