What Drives Market Calf Prices in South Texas?
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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Research conducted in South Texas in 2015 found that:Prices were higher for polled/dehorned calvesPrices were lower for calves with red or spotted coatsPrices were not significantly lower for Bos indicus-crossed calvesExtension 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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