Key Performance Indicator Targets for Beef Cow-calf Operations

Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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Key performance indicators (KPI) are measurements that cow/calf producers can use to evaluate a variety of factors that are crucial to their operation's success. By keeping good financial records, ranch owners/operators can know if they are meeting key performance indicator targets.

This publication outlines target levels and calculations for 13 KPIs based on analysis of herd data from sources including:

  • Hundreds of herds in the Beef Cow-calf SPA
  • The authors research
  • The experience working with individual ranch owners and managers

(3 pages)

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