How to produce high-health calves

How to produce high-health calves

W. Mark Hilton

Progressive Cattleman

Cattle that stay healthy in the feedlot produce greater revenue than those that become sick. Calves treated once earned $119.92 less, and calves treated two or more times earned $365.01 less, according to a 2014 study. These numbers show the tremendous influence on calf value when relating health to overall profitability.

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