Pro Services is a new program designed to allow members to take advantage of BBU's expertise in performance records, basic herd management, data entry, report building and other areas of technical expertise demanded by today's fast paced seedstock industry.
BBU members who utilize Pro Services will have beef industry professionals visit their ranch twice a year for a one on one consultation and assistance with the most complicated aspect of the purebred industry: record keeping. Pro Services will update your inventory, register your calves and enter all of your performance data. This will allow you over time to improve your herd's performance and phenotypic quality.
While everyone knows records are important, they are only one part of a successful breeding program. Pro Services members can utilize the experience of BBU staff to help improve herd management. Herd management is the most important, value influencing area that most BBU members need assistance with. Pro Services is here to help build your herd foundation with assistance in vaccination protocols, management calendars and planning your herd's long term future.
Pro Services will assist in making those culling decisions that will result in positive gains to your bottom line. Are you thinking about classifying your herd? Classification services is provided as a standard option for Pro Services members.Pro Services will assist in making those culling decisions that will result in positive gains to your bottom line. Are you thinking about classifying your herd? Classification services is provided as a standard option for Pro Services members.
You're probably wondering if Pro Services is affordable. Absolutely. Pro Services is actually a value adding enterprise for your operation. Fees are based on the number of breeding age females (14 months and older) that will be enrolled in the records keeping program.
The value of the information that will derive from accurate record keeping will easily outweigh your investment. Technical services such as contemporary grouping, making sure calves are weighed in the proper age windows and getting carcass ultrasound scans completed will add a lot value to your Beefmaster herd. On the cattle management side, the economics of basic practices will add pounds and marketability to your cattle and will be a great investment in your future as a Beefmaster breeder.