NO TRESPASSING — KEEP OUT!
Why do I lock my pasture gates? Why don’t I allow people to fish in the ponds? Why can’t people hunt on my land? And what does “Private Property” mean anyway?
I really hate to get a phone call from a neighbor asking for permission to fish in one of our ponds. Not because I don’t like the person (usually just the opposite). Not because we want to keep all the … Read More
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If you also a business minded person you could be looking for other ways to extra money, raising cattle for income is an alternative business you can get into. They have great returns of investment especially in the winter seasons.
One simple way of making money from farming cattle is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you buy cheap cattle, feed them so they gain pounds then sell them at a higher price.
The first thing to do is to buy the cattle from auctions, cattle magazines or even online. Search for raised or feeder calves that are cheap and free from illnesses. To make sure the cows are not sick, try purchasing them from a reputable owner.
The next thing is to prepare for your cows, the things you need to prepare are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When starting out try to be sure to reduce your expenses. As for shelter you may go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your livestock begin making you money you can then construct bigger shelters for them.
When it comes to water make sure that you have more than enough for them. A single cow can drink around 12 gallons of clean water every day. You may build water troughs for your cattle to drink water from.
Most of the cash you have ready in raising your cattle should be invested in pasture. You also have to spend a lot on hay was well, hay helps a lot in the production of meat. Alfalfa works well for meat production.
Corn is recommended when it comes to feeding you cows, cows just love corn and its great for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill can assist in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you can be on your way to raising healthy livestock for profits. Other thing you must do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they go about making income from their livestock.