The average return for an extra 100 pounds of cow weight is five to seven pounds of additional weight of the calf at weaning.
Written by : Lisa Moser, Kansas State University
Source : KC Olson, Kansas State University
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By : Dr. Kenny Burdine, Livestock Marketing Specialist, University of Kentucky
It was another light week in terms of marketing in KY and this has largely been the case since the end of March. This really is a trend industry-wide… Continue reading
In 2020, can you leave anything to chance when marketing your calves?
Bozeman, MT – The current climate breeds concern, fear, and uncertainty. But it also provides greater time and appreciation for our faith, our families, and our farms. Those… Continue reading
By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee
The past couple of meetings I have spoken at I have briefly discussed some benchmarks for conception rate, calving rate, and weaning and marketing… Continue reading
The USDA NASS Cattle on Feed report for January was released last Friday. My take on the report is that it was reasonably neutral. Placements, marketings, and on-feed numbers were all well within pre-report estimate ranges and were… Continue reading
BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota Grassland Coalition, in partnership with SDSU Extension and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a series of workshops focused on alternative calving methods in February.