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Poll: Ranchers bank on calving ease bulls

Published on 31 January 2020

Spring calving season is just about to start on most ranches across the U.S.

In an online poll, Progressive Cattle asked, "What do you most depend on during calving season?" 

The largest sector of respondents (72.2%) answered that a calving ease bull is the most dependable helper during calving season.

The next most helpful tool is a flashlight (12.1%) and after that, another set of helping hands (7.1%). The last two items on the list are an alarm clock and a set of calf pulling chains, at 5.6% and 3%, respectively.  end mark 

What do you most depend on during calving season?

  • Calving ease bull: 72.2%

  • Flashlight: 12.1%

  • A helper: 7.1%

  • Alarm clock: 5.6%

  • Calf pulling chains: 3%