Health, breed add value to calves

Health, breed add value to calves

Angus Journal

While the price of beef calves increased from 1995 to 2005, so did premiums for health management and Angus breed type. That’s despite the fact that supplies of such cattle increased over time. In a long-term study of calf values — 3.2 million head in 25,847 lots sold through Superior Livestock Video Auction — a Colorado State University (CSU) data analyst compared prices for three different health protocols.


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