Less Complex Decision-Making in a Complex Business
Dr. Justin Rhinehart
University of Tennessee
I’m certainly not on Einstein’s level of intelligence, but this quote applies to my calling to serve you at the intersection of science, education, and application. In a more roundabout way, it also applies to the part you play in producing beef. When I don’t understand what I’m talking about well enough, the person/people I’m working with aren’t interested in apply… Read More
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If you also a business minded person you may well be looking for other ways to extra money, raising cattle for profits is an alternative business you can get into. They have great returns of investment especially in the winter seasons.
One easy way of making money from farming Cows 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, livestock magazines or even online. Search for raised or feeder calves that are less costly and free from diseases. To make sure the cattle are not sick, try buying from a reputable owner.
The next thing is to prepare for your cattle, the things you need to organize are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When beginning try to be sure to reduce your expenses. As for housing you can go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your cows begin making you money you can then build larger shelters for them.
When it gets to water be sure that you have more then enough for them. A solitary cow can drink about 12 gallons of drinking water each day. You can build water troughs for your cows to drink water from.
Most of the money you have prepared in farming your cows must 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 livestock, cattle just love corn and its good for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill can assist 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 farming healthy livestock for income. Other thing you should do is get to know other livestock farmers in your area and learn how they start making revenue from their livestock.