On August 1st there were 10.6 million head of cattle on feed, up 4% from the previous year.
The fed cattle and beef markets are seeing unprecedented prices, especially for this time in the year.
Register by Sept. 30 to secure a place at the educational event.
A much needed price rally helped cattle feeders erase a lot of red ink last week
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
In less than a month feedlot cowboys from across the country will be gathering in Wichita, Kan. to learn about best management practices and animal welfare.
It was a devastating week for cattle feeders. Margins dropped with a thud – another $107 per head – with total average losses now at $270 per animal.
Use the following Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, courtesy of Ken Rulon, to plug in your costs to compare conventional tillage and no-till.