Livestock and Forages

Controlled Breeding and Calving Season

Publication Date

Summer 7-28-2019

Publication Number

LGP 1005


Establishing a controlled breeding and calving season that works best with your operation is vital to the profitability and sustainability of your cattle business. A part-time farmer’s operations may require a different calving season than one that works best for a full-time farmer, but both can obtain substantial benefit from establishing a controlled breeding season.

Publication Type


Target Audiences

producers, ranchers, farmers