Guest Post by Patricia Chuey I always embrace any opportunity to visit my home province. In addition to getting back to see family a few times each year, every so often I’m fortunate that my work also takes me there. I recently had the opportunity to attend an agricultural tour sponsored by Farm and Food […]… Read More
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If you also a money minded person you might be searching for other ways to make more money, raising cattle for profits is an alternative business you can get into. It has great returns of investment especially in the winter seasons.
One simple way of making money from farming Cows is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you purchase cheap cattle, feed them so they gain pounds then sell them at a higher price.
The first thing to do is to purchase the cows from auctions, livestock magazines or even online. Look for raised or feeder calves that are cheap and free from illnesses. To make sure the cattle are not sick, try purchasing them from a reputable owner.
The next thing is to prepare for your cattle, the things you need to prepare are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When beginning try to ensure you reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your cattle start making you money you can then construct larger shelters for them.
When it comes to water ensure that you have more than enough for them. A single cow can drink around 12 gallons of water each day. You may build water troughs for your livestock to drink clean water from.
Most of the cash you have ready in raising your cattle needs to be invested in pasture. You also have to invest a lot on hay was well, hay assists a lot in the production of meat. Alfalfa works well for meat production.
Corn is advised when it comes to feeding you cows, cattle just love corn and its best for fattening them up as well. The local feed mill can help in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or else you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you can be on your way to raising healthy cattle for income. Other thing you must do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they start making revenue from their livestock.