Dr. Andrew Bohnhoff is the Director of Forage and Nutrition for Prairie Estates Genetics. Today he returns to discuss and define cull rate, an ever-important but sometimes under-considered variable for dairy farmers.

Specifically, he addresses how it factors into Net Herd Replacement Cost and how both of these metrics affect profitability. He answers crucial questions about how low a cull rate should be and how to optimize replacements, genetics, animal health and fertility.

Season 5, Episode 43

This episode is sponsored by Prairie Estates Genetics.

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