How will the CBV help farmers who buy their calves at the mart? Commercial Beef Value Series

March 22, 2024 10:36 am

Many farmers who buy calves bred from the dairy herd for beef production prefer buying calves at the mart, while other farmers buy their calves directly off the farm. Some farmers prefer to buy their calves at the mart for various reasons, but it can can be difficult to access the future beef potential of a calf based solely on visual inspection at the mart. The Commercial Beef Value (CBV) aims to assist farmers in accessing the genetic beef merit of a calf.