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Message Title: herd bulls
Author: Bob Ramsay  Posted: 10\06\2003 08:53
Location: PA & NY

Pulling your herd bull, and replacing it with another may have further negative results on the dominant bulls weight.

One year I pulled a bull and replaced him with a younger one, toward the end of breeding season. The dominant bull spent the remainder of breeding season pacing the fence and not eating. He was a skeleton that I had trouble putting weight back on to.