Feedlot costs could help backgrounders

November 2012
California Farmer;Nov2012, Vol. 295 Issue 11, pBP12
In this article, the author discusses the opportunities for stocker operators and backgrounders following the high feed prices. He says that according to data, feeders like to take cattle into feedlots at heavier weights and also feed them to heavier weights. Two bar graphs are presented including one depicting the average daily gain by profits group and the other depicting placement weight by profile group. INSET: More thoughts on profits.


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