Reproductive Success Report

Study Details

Concept•Aid® Fed Cows

  • Data collected from 4,934 animals
  • 16 different ranches
  • 9 different states
  • 5 breeds of purebred cattle as well as commercial cattle

Compared to the Industry Average collected from the following sources

  • Texas Cow-Calf Standard Performance Analysis
  • Northern Great Plains Standard Performance Analysis (South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Wyoming, and North Dakota)
  • Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software (CHAPS) Benchmarks
  • Oklahoma Cow-Calf Standard Performance Analysis

Conception Rate

Defined as: Percentage of females that had conceived at preg check


2.9%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg Conception Rate
94.0%

National Industry Avg Conception Rate
91.1%

 

 

Calving Rate

Defined as: Percentage of females bred that calved


5.5%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg Calving Rate
93.6%

National Industry Avg Calving Rate
87.8%

 

 

Weaning Weight

Defined as: Unadjusted weaning weight


11.0%

VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® Avg Weaning Weight
590.9 lbs

National Industry Avg Weaning Weight
531.7 lbs

 

 

The Value

$133.69 MORE VALUE!

For every 100 cows in a herd, Concept•Aid adds an advantage of $13,369 on calves alone ($133.69 per cow), not including improved animal health and reduced supplemental feed costs.

CONCEPT•AID
93.6 calves born * 590.9 lbs per calf = 55,308 lbs weaned
55,308 lbs weaned * $1.55 per lb= $85,727

AVERAGE
87.8 calves born * 531.7 lbs per calf = 46,683 lbs weaned
46,683 lbs weaned * $1.55 per lb= $72,358