It’s time to tell our story differently
Animal Agriculture Alliance
Time and time again we are told to tell our story. Tell animal agriculture’s story to close the gap between farmers and consumers. Tell your story and doubters will become believers. But is storytelling really the answer to one of agriculture’s biggest issues? Some argue stories cannot shield our industry from the damaging blows of misinformation.
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If you also a money minded person you could be looking for other ways to extra money, raising cattle for income is an alternative business you can get into. It has 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 put on weight 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 diseases. To make sure the cattle are not sick, try purchasing them from a reputable seller.
The next thing is to prepare for your cows, the things you need to organize are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When beginning try to be sure you reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers rather than expensive barns. Once your livestock start making you money you can then construct larger shelters for them.
When it comes to water make sure that you have more than enough for them. A solitary cow may drink around 12 gallons of water each day. You may build water troughs for your livestock to drink water from.
Most of the money you have ready in raising your cows 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 recommended when it comes to feeding you cattle, cattle just love corn and its great for fattening them up as well. The local feed mill will help in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or perhaps you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you sure will be on your way to raising healthy cattle for income. Other thing you have to do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they go about making income from their livestock.