Registration Open for Virtual Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop
Registration is now open for the Virtual 2020 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop (ARSBC) that will be Nov. 4 and 5. The program targets commercial and seedstock producers, the artificial insemination (AI) and allied industries and veterinarians interested in using or improving implementation of reproductive management tools and associated genetic tools.
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If you are a business minded person you might be searching for other ways to extra money, farming cattle for earnings 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 cattle 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, cattle magazines or even online. Search 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 seller.
The next thing is to prepare for your livestock, the things you need to prepare are shelter, meadow, hay, water and other feeds.
When starting out try to be sure you reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your livestock begin making you money you may then build larger shelters for them.
When it comes to water ensure that you have more then enough for them. A solitary cow may drink about 12 gallons of clean water every day. You can build water troughs for your livestock to drink water from.
Most of the money you have prepared in farming your cows needs to be invested in pasture. You also have to invest a lot on hay was well, hay helps a lot in the production of meat. Alfalfa works well for meat production.
Corn is suggested when it comes to feeding you cattle, cattle just love corn and its great for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill will help in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or you can buy cow feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you can be on your way to raising healthy cattle for profits. Other thing you have to do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they go about making profits from their livestock.