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If you are a money minded person you may well be looking for other ways to extra money, raising cows for profits 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 raising 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 buy the cows from auctions, livestock 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 buying from a reputable seller.
The next thing is to prepare for your cattle, the things you need to organize are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When starting out try to ensure you reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers rather than expensive barns. Once your cows start making you money you may then build bigger shelters for them.
When it gets to water make sure that you have more then enough for them. A single cow may drink about 12 gallons of water each day. You may build water troughs for your cows to drink clean water from.
Most of the cash you have prepared in farming your cattle needs to be invested in pasture. You also have to spend 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 cows, cattle just love corn and its great for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill may help in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or 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 should do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and learn how they go about making income from their livestock.