Originally Posted by MO_cows
Breed your heifer when she is 65% of mature size. More important than age to have enough growing done. A pampered heifer like yours is probably there by 15 months. Then allow for when you want the calf born. Not in the worst of summer or winter.
I believe she is easily 65% of her mature size. So if I bred her now, in January, she would have an October calf....that's a good time to be calving. Fall is calm , weather wise, around these parts, and my B day is October....maybe she would give me a wonderful little present.