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Ensuring a Profitable Cattle Ranch

While buying a ranch entails a huge investment, it can also offer a big payoff if you’re looking at cattle ranching. Of course, like all businesses, cattle ranching has no guarantee of success as the owner must work hard to generate profits. To help your ranch rake in more money, you can follow these tips: Read the rest of this entry

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Tips for Starting a Cattle Ranch

Cattle ranches typically raise livestock for beef production. Some ranches though, focus on cow calf enterprises. Usually, cattle ranches sell calves when they are 6 months old and weigh around 500 pounds. Some ranches are stocker or feeder enterprises which purchase calves and grow them until they reach 700 to 900 pounds. A market beef operation, meanwhile, feeds and grows a stocker or feeder cattle to a market weight of around 1,200 pounds. Read the rest of this entry