Beef Center / Experimental Farm
NORTH CENTRALTEXAS COLLEGE
HEIFER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS - Click HERE for more information about the upcoming June 15th Heifer Development Program.
WHY PERFORMANCE TEST?
READ THIS ARTICLE ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF PERFORMANCE TESTING WRITTEN BY DR. STEPHEN BLEZINGER.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE.
The Beef Cattle Evaluation
Center was opened in the fall of 1972. To date, nearly 400 tests
have been completed, or currently in progress, involving over
7,000 bulls. Of the approximately 7,000 bulls that have completed tests,
the following results have been observed:
Average Total Gain
Average Daily Gain
Average Weight Per Day
Average Yearling Weight
Bulls have been tested
from all areas of Texas , as well as several other states.
Normal delivery dates for animals to the Center are February 1,
May 1, August 1 and November 1, of each year. Additional
tests and dates involving any breeds or associations are conducted
if requests are received.
ADDITIONAL TESTS INVOLVING ANY BREEDS WILL BE CONDUCTED IF REQUESTED
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Steve Keith - Department Chair
Phone: Office (940)
668-4217 Ext, 4353
Rodney St. John - Beef Center Manager