Producer says downsizing cattle has boosted profits

Kidwell, Boyd
October 2011
California Farmer;Oct2011, Vol. 294 Issue 10, pBP2
The article says that cattle and beef producers in the U.S. are producing deep-bodied cows and bulls with moderate frame to increase their profits. Keaton Vandemark of Zebulon, North Carolina, a cattle producer, produces steers that reach 1,200 pounds as yearlings and heifers that reach 1,100 pounds. INSET: Preg rates: Got too much milk?.


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