Economic Impact of Beef Cattle Best Management Practices in South Texas: Purchasing vs. Producing Hay

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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In South Texas cow-calf operations, overstocking and variations in rainfall and forage conditions mean:

  • That cattle must be fed supplemental hay or range cubes
  • Increased operating costs
  • Affects on a ranch's profitability

This publication shows the analysis of five scenarios regarding the financial impact of purchasing vs. producing hay. (5 pages)

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