Vaccinations becoming key in earning more money for calves

Vaccinations becoming key in earning more money for calves

Gayle Smith
The Cattle Business Weekly
Ranchers could earn an additional $2.25 a hundredweight just by giving their calves preconditioning shots. “It is becoming so important, it is the first question I am asked when I pick up the phone to sell cattle,” according to Brad Jones, who is the branch manager of the Producers Livestock Marketing Association in Greeley, Colo. “They want to know what shots they have had, not where they are at or how many they have,” he says.

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