Divide and Conquer
Dr. Justin Rhinehart
University of Tennessee
“The division of labour, however, so far as it can be introduced, occasions, in every art, a proportionable increase of the productive powers of labour.” Adam Smith I am confident that the division of labor theory, as explained by Adam Smith over 240 years ago, is still the best approach to increasing the efficiency of our labor. For example, one of the most well known examples of division of labor was He… Read More
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If you also a money minded person you may well be searching for other ways to make more 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 farming Cows is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you purchase cheap cattle, feed them so they gain weight then sell them at a higher price.
The first thing to do is to buy the cattle from auctions, cattle magazines or even online. Try to find 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 seller.
The next thing is to prepare for your cows, the things you need to prepare are shelter, meadow, hay, water and other feeds.
When starting out try to be sure to reduce your expenses. As for housing you may go for simple windbreakers rather than expensive barns. Once your livestock start 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 water every day. You may build water troughs for your livestock to drink water from.
Most of the money you have prepared in raising your cattle needs to 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 cattle, cows just love corn and its good for fattening them up as well. Your local feed mill may assist in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or else you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you sure will be on your way to farming healthy cattle for income. Other thing you should do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they go about making income from their livestock.