Labelling debate returns to U.S.
The Western Producer
“Origin labels were considered generic labels by FSIS (Food Safety Inspection Service) and as long as the product passes approval in a USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) inspected facility, it can be eligible for the origin label,” said Gene Copenhaver, head of a working group with members from all parts of the country assigned to study the labelling issue.
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If you also a business minded person you might be searching for other ways to make more money, farming cattle for income 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 raising cattle is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you buy cheap cattle, feed them so they gain 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 less costly and free from diseases. 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 get ready are shelter, pasture, hay, water and other feeds.
When starting out try to be sure to reduce your expenses. As for shelter you can go for simple windbreakers instead of expensive barns. Once your cows start making you money you can then construct larger shelters for them.
When it gets to water make sure that you have more then enough for them. A solitary cow may drink around 12 gallons of clean water each day. You may build water troughs for your cows to drink clean water from.
Most of the money you have prepared in raising your cattle must 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 advised when it comes to feeding you cattle, cows just love corn and its good for fattening them up as well. The local feed mill can assist in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or perhaps you can buy cow feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you sure will be on your way to farming healthy livestock for profits. Other thing you should do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and learn how they start making income from their livestock.