Tag - How to buy a good bull

Muscular Angus Bull

What to look for when buying a bull?

  Fertility is the single most important economic trait for cattle ranchers. A bull must be fertile, have high semen quality, and high libido or drive. Bulls must have a proper hormonal balance and cover their herd. Jan Bonsma was a famous cattle scientist who traveled the world during the last century. He could look at cattle and judge their fertility. Mr. Bonsma noticed visual traits that predicted fertility. His methods work for all cattle breeds. Fertility is a highly inheritable...