Raising Beef Cattle – Recommended Sources Where You Can Buy Cattle

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Raising Beef Cattle – Recommended Sources Where You Can Buy Cattle

  1. 1. Raising Beef Cattle – Recommended Sources Where You Can Buy CattleClick Here For More Tips On Raising Cattle The Proper Way And Avoid Making Costly MistakesMarket reports are provided on the radio and can be checked on a dailybasis, along with local auction market prices on the Internet. Following themarket for a couple of weeks before you purchase will help you insure thatyou are paying a fair price for your cattle. If you have done your homeworkit will assist you in purchasing at a fair price whether you purchase from alocal auction or an individual.
  2. 2. Within Utah there are also livestock auction markets in certainmunicipalities. Here livestock producers bring their animals and exhibitthem through an auction ring and sold to the highest bidder. It is a systemwhere potential buyers and sellers are brought together and a fair priceestablished. In order to determine what may be fair, however, the potentialbuyer must have some idea of local market conditions and a predeterminedanimal type that they wish to purchase.Market reports are provided on the radio and can be checked on a dailybasis, along with local auction market prices on the Internet. Following themarket for a couple of weeks before you purchase will help you insure thatyou are paying a fair price for your cattle. If you have done your homeworkit will assist you in purchasing at a fair price whether you purchase from alocal auction or an individual.Market prices are quoted on the basis of the weight and sex of the animalsold. Generally nothing is reported about the condition or quality of theanimals.The correct size for your enterpriseIf you want stocker cattle to put on grass, calves that weigh less than 450pounds perform poorly on grass pasture. If cattle weigh over 750 pounds inthe spring, they should not be fed on pasture. It is recommended that theybe placed in a confined situation and fed a higher proportion of concentratefeeds, such as barley or corn. Make sure you have animals that fit yourenterprise.Click Here For More Tips On Raising Cattle The Proper Way And Avoid Making Costly Mistakes

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