Targeting Profitable Beef Production

Tidkin Simmentals
Selection is entirely based on the consistency of producing profitable beef.

Fertility

A cow must produce a calf every 12 months in a tight 9 week calving period.

Calving Ease

Heifers and Cows to calve unassisted and have natural mothering instincts.

Lactation

To provide enough milk to rear a calf to a good weaning weight on limited creep feed

Growth Rate

Calves to have a high and consistent growth rate, relative to feeding regimes.

Conformation

Yearling bulls are expected to fall into the U4L carcase classification.

Temperament

Poorly behaved animals are quickly culled from the herd

Locomotion

Breeding animals must be correct in their structure and movement.

Health

A high health status is maintained within the herd.