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and BeefStocker USA 2004 Survey of Beef Preconditioning Programs


Montana Beef Network

Program Name:
  
Montana Beef Network
Contact Info: e-mail: johnp@montana.edu 
phone: 406/994-5562
     
Program Options: Option A- preconditioning
    
Option B- backgrounding
Feeding Program: Required
    
Required
Wean/# Days:
    
Required 45 days
Process Verified: Required
    
Required
Source Verified: Required
    
Required
Vaccination
Program:
Required first vaccination Required - first vaccination plus booster
Program Tags:
  
MBN EID or VID tag MBN EID or VID tag
Water Trough Broke:
  
Required
Feed Bunk Broke:
    
Required
Castrate: Required
    
Required
Polled/Dehorn:
  
Required Required
Growth Implants:
  
Optional Optional
Internal/External Parasites:
  
Optional Optional
Heifers Open:
  
N/A N/A
BQA Certified or Vet:
  
Required Required
eID Capable:
  
Yes
Retained Ownership Possible:
  
Yes
Genetics Required:
  
No
Premiums:
  
$1.80/cwt for steers
Year Established:
  
1999
Website providing
above information:
www.mbn.montana.edu/Cert-cattle.htm 

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