Backgrounding Cattle 2011: Costs, Prices and Possibilities
Backgrounding may be an economically viable alternative to selling calves at weaning. Learn more about backgrounding and how it might work for your operation from the presentations below.
Cattle Prices and Outlook
Tim Petry, NDSU Extension livestock marketing economist
Feed Efficiencies and Feed/Coproduct Prices
Karl Hoppe, NDSU Extension area livestock specialist
Cost of Gain and Budgeting
John Dhuyvetter, NDSU Extension area livestock specialist
Adding Value to Calves Through Age and Source Verification, Vaccinations, etc.
Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension beef cattle specialist