It's All in the Numbers

85 days to rebreed, 60-day calving window
and a BCS 6. Keep your bred cows and bred
heifers profitable.

It's All in the Numbers

85 days to rebreed, 60-day calving window
and a BCS 6. Keep your bred cows and bred
heifers profitable.

The Numbers Don’t Lie

The profitability of your herd depends on bred heifers and bred cows. A key to achieving reproductive success is a high-quality cattle nutrition program.
 

Cows should rebreed within 85 days to have one calf per year.85 Days to Rebreed

Cows should rebreed within 85 days to have one calf per year. But did you know more than half of the operations in the U.S. do not have a defined breeding window?1
 

The gold standard for bred heifers and bred cows is 95%25 calving within a 60-day calving window60-Day Calving Window

The gold standard for bred heifers and bred cows is 95% calving within a 60-day calving window. The benefit? A uniform calf crop, heavier weights when weaning calves and more income opportunity.
 

Cows calving at body condition score 6 have shown to rebreed with 88%25 conception rates or greater.6 Body Condition Score

Cows calving at body condition score 6 have shown to rebreed with 88% conception rates or greater.2 Maintaining year-round cow condition can mean more bred heifers and bred cows at the end of each breeding season.

 

One Cattle Nutrition Program

Purina offers flexible, proven solutions to customize your breeding plan for cattleForages and pasture quality change. Weather is unpredictable. But, there’s one thing you can always control – cattle nutrition. The Purina® All Seasons™ Cattle Nutrition Program helps you achieve your goals.
  • Improved cattle conception rates, more bred heifers and bred cows
  • A tighter calving window, more calves on the ground quicker and heavier weights when weaning calves
  • Consistent body condition score year-round through cattle mineral and supplement
  • Flexible, proven solutions to customize your breeding plan for cattle

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From cattle mineral and supplements to complete feeds, we’ve got your cattle nutrition needs covered.
Let’s outline a cattle nutrition program to meet your breeding goals.

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ProCycle is an elite, cutting-edge cattle mineral with proven consistent consumption designed to get cows bred Newest Addition to the Purina® Wind and Rain® Mineral Lineup

Purina® Wind and Rain® ProCycleTM is an elite, cutting-edge cattle mineral with proven consistent consumption designed to get cows bred, keep them bred and deliver to your bottom-line.

 

Cattle Mineral and Cattle Supplements to Fit Your Herd’s Needs

Cattle supplements and mineral, like Wind and Rain® Mineral and Accuration® supplements help maintain consistent body condition scores year-round, ultimately improving cattle conception rates.
Your cattle mineral should:Purina cattle mineral feeds
  • Stand up in all weather conditions
  • Provide consistent intake
  • Support health, growth and reproduction
  • Help your cows repair their reproductive tract from calving and prepare for breeding
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Your cattle supplements should:Purina cattle supplements
  • Ensure cattle nutrition needs are met year-round
  • Work with your changing forage and pasture quality and quantity
  • Support snack eating 
  • Help cattle get the most out of your forage
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  1. 1USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. “Calving Management Practices on U.S. Beef Cow-calf Operations.” NAHMS. Veterinary Services Info Sheet February 2009. Accessed Nov. 2, 2017, https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/nahms/beefcowcalf/downloads/beef0708/Beef0708_is_CalvingMgmt.pdf
  2. 2 Rasby, R. J., Stalker, A., and Funston, R.N. “Body condition scoring beef cows: A tool for managing the nutrition program for beef herds.” UNL Beef Extension EC 281, accessed Nov. 2, 2017, http://extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/pdf/ec281.pdf