What Drives Market Calf Prices in South Texas?

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Publication
Date of Publication
December 7, 2021
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Overview

Research conducted in South Texas in 2015 found that:

  • Prices were higher for polled/dehorned calves
  • Prices were lower for calves with red or spotted coats
  • Prices were not significantly lower for Bos indicus-crossed calves

Extension faculty collected data from the sales of 1,847 head of cattle in Bee, Karnes, Jim Wells, Live Oak, and Starr Counties. This publication explains the study and its implications for South Texas producers. (2 pages)

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