Making culling decisions for the cow-calf herd sometimes seems to require a crystal ball to see into the future, but one way cattle producers can hedge their bets is to be aware of “average trends.”
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Cull cows represent approximately 20% of the gross income of any commercial cow operation.
Sales of other ag commodities were largely as expected.
At cow culling time, producers often face some tough decisions. Optimum culling of the herd often seems to require a sharp crystal ball that could see into the future.
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