Utilizing Gelbvieh and Balancer Genetics in a Crossbreeding Program
Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle excel in traits such as growth, stayability, and productivity. Using Gelbvieh and Balancer genetics in a crossbreeding program can help increase profitability of an operation. See additional pounds and added profit through more efficiency and greater longevity of cows as well as heavier, faster gaining feeder cattle.
Harry Haythorn, Haythorn Ranch Co., Maxwell, Neb.
“I know, and everybody else knows, that crossbreeding works. Since we started buying Balancer bulls, we’ve seen at least a 50-pound increase in our average weaning weights. We also like the docility, fertility, and stayability of the Gelbvieh-influenced females.”