Impact of Brahman Influence on Breeding Female Prices in South Texas: Results from a Special Sale in Bee County, Texas
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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This publication highlights the positive effect of Brahman influence on prices of breeding stock sold in a South Texas auction. Though Brahman influence typically decreases the price for feeder cattle in other regions, its well-known breed effects and hybrid vigor in crosses add significant value to breeding stock in South Texas. Cattle attributes for the lots considered in this research include:Number of headCoat colorFrame sizeConditionBrahman influencePhysiological stagePollednessPrice per headWeight(4 pages)
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