Developing Dairy Heifer Rearing Expenses (pdf file, 573KB)
This NebGuide discusses the pros and cons to consider as dairy producers evaluate raising their own replacement heifers or contracting with someone else to raise replacements.
At What Weight Should Holstein Heifers Freshen? (pdf file, 328KB)
This guide offers research findings on the appropriate weights for Holstein heifer freshening and suggests producers be aware of economic considerations involved in heifer freshening.