Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Cull cows represent about 20% of the gross income in commercial cow calf operations. Understanding the major factors impacting cull cow prices is important to your bottom line.
Cull beef cows represent 10% of the beef consumed in the U.S. and they represent 20% of the gross income of commercial ranches, making proper cull cow management important.
Remember cull cows that are destined to go to the packing house are graded by their fleshiness.
Hold up: Now is historically not the best time of year to sell
Is the current market demand for beef strong enough to let more cows go or should a producer hold on to more cows to increase the herd?
Beef and cattle prices dropped this past week, but it's still a profitable time to be in the beef industry.
As producers work through this (or any) calving season it is very important to record any multiple births that may have occurred.