Moderate versus Big Cows: Do Big Cows Carry Their Weight on the Ranch?

Efficiency in beef production and economics is impacted by cow maintenance requirements and output. Budget and linear programming analysis are used to evaluate cost and returns for two cow sizes on two different pasture systems. Moderate-sized cows on native pasture generate the greatest pre-tax returns to management and overhead.


Issue Date:
2011-01
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/98748
Total Pages:
21
JEL Codes:
Q12




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