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Money making in cattle

Post by trin » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:02 pm

Have 12 acres wanting to see what would make me the most profit with cattle. Raising 200 Lb calves on winter annual? 5 beef cows and sell calves? Larger stockers or heifers? Real thin cattle purchased and put on grass?



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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:13 pm

trin wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:02 pm
Have 12 acres wanting to see what would make me the most profit with cattle. Raising 200 Lb calves on winter annual? 5 beef cows and sell calves? Larger stockers or heifers? Real thin cattle purchased and put on grass?
trin, you've been registered here since 2005. What have you been doing to make money with cattle?
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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by Nesikep » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:27 pm

Most profit will be in selling square bales of hay to horse people no doubt about it
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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by Caustic Burno » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:29 pm

Nesikep wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Most profit will be in selling square bales of hay to horse people no doubt about it
Hay is the money and going to be even more profitable to those doing it in the future.
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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by NonTypicalCPA » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:59 pm

What’s a profit???

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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by Caustic Burno » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:29 pm

NonTypicalCPA wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:59 pm
What’s a profit???
At today’s prices profit in cow calf operation is slim at best.
Lot of welfare cattle getting hauled to the salebarn.
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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by kilroy60 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:19 am

Nesikep wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Most profit will be in selling square bales of hay to horse people no doubt about it
Best advice I've heard in a while!

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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by gcreekrch » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:49 pm

NonTypicalCPA wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:59 pm
What’s a profit???

2015, and NEXT YEAR!
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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by Silver » Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:54 pm

gcreekrch wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:49 pm
NonTypicalCPA wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:59 pm
What’s a profit???

2015, and NEXT YEAR!
In the fall of that year that's exactly what I told my dad we'd be saying for the rest of our lives.

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Re: Money making in cattle

Post by gcreekrch » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:03 pm

Silver wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:54 pm
gcreekrch wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:49 pm
NonTypicalCPA wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:59 pm
What’s a profit???

2015, and NEXT YEAR!
In the fall of that year that's exactly what I told my dad we'd be saying for the rest of our lives.
2015 was fun. The infrastructure sure profited by it here.
Vaccinations, cheaper than whiskey. ;-)

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