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Beefing up your cattle profits through

Fred Stewart Willson

Beefing up your cattle profits through

breeding and selection

by Fred Stewart Willson

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Published by Cooperative Extension Service, Montana State University in Bozeman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cattle -- Breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. S. Willson and N. A. Jacobsen.
    SeriesMontana State University. Cooperative Extension Service. Bulletin, 334, Bulletin (Montana State University (Bozeman). Cooperative Extension Service) ;, 334.
    ContributionsJacobsen, Noland A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF201 .W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5324499M
    LC Control Number72177233

      “Let’s take a commercial beef cattle producer as an example,” says Van Rooyen. READ MORE: Excellent genetics ensures profit on this Namibian farm “The main aim of commercial red meat producers is to manage controllable resources effectively to create a breeding herd well adapted to the production environment and cows that annually wean. If you have a current operation, this can be easy to come up with. For instance, you already know whether you are producing for a niche market (i.e., all natural, organic, etc.) or a commodity market. If you have a spring calving herd, you should already know the number and sex of the calves you plan to sell. You also need to determine the.

      In their heyday, cowboys numbe Nearly all were young and reckless, which was fortunate. “The job of a cowboy entailed an astonishing number of . This new edition of T.W. Perry's classic reference provides both updated, and new information on the feeding and nutritional requirements of beef cattle, from breeding [or growing] to finishing. All the critical components of diet are dealt with: vitamins, minerals, protein, silage, etc. The different nutritional needs of breeding cattle are also detailed.

    These results should only serve as a guideline as they will likely vary by producer, grazing conditions, and cattle markets. Debt obligations for operating, cattle purchases and capital purchases will also be a major factor in determining what a producer can pay for grazing and effect bottom-line profits. Remember, your 4- to 6-year-old cows tend to be your best cows, and at a time when calf prices are at the cycle high. Record-performing, optimum-aged cows that sell record-priced calves is a sure recipe for high profits. Strategy 4 — Sell commercial breeding females at the peak of the price : Harlan Hughes.


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