Luci Faas Before moving to Ontario in 2008, Luci Faas lived and worked in many different places, including Japan and the USA. Luci studied environmental education in university and has carried that passion into her work as a Product Development Specialist with Nature Fresh Farms, a large greenhouse near Leamington, Ontario. “Environmental stewardship can be […]… Read More
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If you also a money minded person you could be looking for other ways to make more money, raising cattle for income is an alternative business you can get into. They have 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 purchase 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 cattle from auctions, livestock magazines or even online. Search for raised or feeder calves that are less costly 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 livestock, the things you need to prepare are shelter, pasture, 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 cows start making you money you may then build larger shelters for them.
When it gets to water ensure that you have more than enough for them. A solitary cow may drink about 12 gallons of 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 cattle must 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 suggested 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 assist in supplying you with well mixed corn. Or you can buy cow feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you sure will be on your way to raising healthy livestock for profits. Other thing you have to do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they start making revenue from their livestock.