Seven Management Techniques That Move Cow-Calf Producers Toward Profitability

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Date of Publication
January 25, 2022
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Overview

Most cow-calf producers don't generate a positive return to equity for the efforts they put forth. The cow-calf sector of the cattle industry is among the most heavily subsidized in agriculture. It is subsidized by off-the-farm income. This sector has limited sources of "on the ranch" revenue: the selling of weaned offspring and the selling of culled animals (bulls, cows and replacement heifers). However, adopting management techniques for better reproductive efficiency, increasing production and reducing production costs can significantly improve a producer's profit margin. (8 pages)

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