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Angus Beef Bulletin Extra
What was exceptional yesterday is average today. That’s true in the cattle business and especially apparent in high-quality beef production.
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If you also a money minded person you could be searching for other ways to make more money, farming 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 cattle is by cattle flipping. When cattle flipping, you purchase cheap cattle, give them food so they put on 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. Search for raised or feeder calves that are less costly and free from illnesses. To make sure the cattle 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, 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 cows begin making you money you may then construct larger shelters for them.
When it gets to water be sure that you have more then enough for them. A solitary cow can drink around 12 gallons of water every day. You can build water troughs for your cows to drink clean water from.
Most of the money you have ready in farming your cows must be invested in pasture. You also have to invest 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 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 else you can buy cattle feeds from your local livestock store.
With these steps you can be on your way to raising healthy livestock for income. Other thing you must do is get to know other livestock owners in your area and discover how they go about making profits from their livestock.